Madison in Dane County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Herbert W. Tullgren, Architect
Designated October 25, 2002
Erected 2011 by the Madison Landmarks Commission. (Marker Number 159.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Wisconsin, Madison Landmarks Commission marker series.
Location. 43° 4.407′ N, 89° 23.146′ W. Marker is in Madison, Wisconsin, in Dane County. Marker is at the intersection of West Washington Avenue and North Fairchild Street, on the left when traveling west on West Washington Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 123 West Washington Avenue, Madison WI 53703, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Grace Episcopal Church (within What would you have seen here 14,000 years ago? (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Grace Episcopal Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Way of the Cross at Cathedral Place (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mohr / Christoffer Block (about 400 feet away); Smith and Lamb Block (about 500 feet away); Schubert Building (about 500 feet away); Jackman Building (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Madison.
Regarding Hotel Loraine. According to the Madison Landmarks Commission, "The Hotel Loraine was Madison's premier hotel from 1924 until 1968, when its gradual conversion to an office building began. When it was built, the Loraine was the most expensive commercial construction project that the city had ever seen, at $1.1 million. Built in an eclectic style blending Mediterranean design elements with Gothic-derived decorative elements, the composition of the two principle facades is classical, with a two-story base,
Also see . . . Madison Landmarks Commission (pdf). The landmark nomination form for the building. (Submitted on October 14, 2011, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin.)
Additional keywords. Architecture
Categories. • Industry & Commerce •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 14, 2011, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 522 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 14, 2011, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin.