Madison in Dane County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Balch and Lippert, Architects
Designated October 25, 1993
Erected 2011 by the Madison Landmarks Commission. (Marker Number 110.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Wisconsin, Madison Landmarks Commission marker series.
Location. 43° 4.83′ N, 89° 22.995′ W. Marker is in Madison, Wisconsin, in Dane County. Marker is at the intersection of East Gorham Street and North Franklin Street, on the left when traveling west on East Gorham Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 427 East Gorham Street, Madison WI 53703, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Voluntarios Internacionales de la Libertad Gates of Heaven Synagogue (about 500 feet away); Bernard - Hoover Boat House (about 700 feet away); Irene and Robert Connor Residence (approx. 0.2 miles away); Anna and Cornelius Collins Residence (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gloria Dei Evangelical Lutheran Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Governor's Mansion (approx. 0.2 miles away); Timothy Brown House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Madison.
Regarding Nichols Station. According to the Madison Landmarks Commission, "Nichols Station [is] also known as the Madison Water Works... Engineers for the construction of the station faced the challenge of constructing the building around and eventually enclosing the still-operating old pumping station. The station continued operation until 1976. The design of the pumping station reflects the influence of the Prairie School of architecture, uncommon in utilitarian structures. Design details of this main station were used in most of the smaller stations that sprung
Also see . . . Madison Landmarks Commission. The landmark nomination form for the building (pdf). (Submitted on November 6, 2011, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin.)
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