Madison in Dane County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Philip Schoen Building
David R. Jones, Architect
Designated October 15, 2002
Erected 2012 by the Madison Landmarks Commission. (Marker Number 151.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Wisconsin, Madison Landmarks Commission marker series.
Location. 43° 4.502′ N, 89° 22.874′ W. Marker is in Madison, Wisconsin, in Dane County. Marker is at the intersection of East Main Street and South Webster Street, on the left when traveling west on East Main Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 117 East Main Street, Madison WI 53703, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Suhr Bank Building (within shouting King Street Arcade (within shouting distance of this marker); Madison Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Dick-Eddy Buildings (within shouting distance of this marker); Eben and Rosaline Peck (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fess Hotel (about 300 feet away); Peck Cabin (about 400 feet away); Capitol Square has long been the heart of the city (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Madison.
Regarding Philip Schoen Building. According to the Madison Landmarks Commission, "German immigrant Philip Schoen commissioned this building and operated his Capitol Bakery, Restaurant and Saloon here until 1885. The restaurant and saloon continued under new ownership until around 1940. It is an elegant nineteenth-century commercial building in the heart of the first commercial district in the city, which formed around the King St. corner of the square. The façade is clad in Madison sandstone blocks and the other elevations are in cream brick. The storefront features cast iron
Also see . . . Madison Landmarks Commission. The landmark nomination form for the building (pdf). (Submitted on October 29, 2012, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin.)
Additional keywords. Architecture
Categories. • Industry & Commerce •
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