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Monona in Dane County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Otto Schroeder House

1932

 
 
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By Gordon Govier, August 22, 2009
1. Otto Schroeder House Marker
Inscription.  Designed by Madison architect Frank Riley for a prominent undertaker, this Tudor-style house was built on an old cobblestone foundation. Painter Aaron Bohrod purchased it in 1959 and added a studio designed by Herb Fritz. Bohrod, artist in residence at the University of Wisconsin from 1948 to 1973, is noted for his 'trompe l'oeil' style of painting.
 
Erected by Monona Landmarks Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureArts, Letters, MusicEducationSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1959.
 
Location. 43° 4.048′ N, 89° 20.595′ W. Marker is in Monona, Wisconsin, in Dane County. Marker is on Tonyawatha Trail just west of Winnequah Road, on the right. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Madison WI 53716, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. George Kalbfleisch, Jr. Farm House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Monona’s Birthplace / Monona's History (approx. 0.6 miles away); Ernie's Trading Post (approx. 0.6 miles away); Bungalowen
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By Gordon Govier, August 22, 2009
2. Otto Schroeder House
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(approx. 0.8 miles away); Dean House / Nathaniel Dean (approx. 0.9 miles away); Nathaniel Dean Farmhouse (approx. 0.9 miles away); Springhaven Pagoda (approx. 0.9 miles away); George Nichols Home - Circa 1878 (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Monona.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. This is a list of markers for buildings designed by Riley.
 
Otto Schroeder House image. Click for full size.
By Gordon Govier, August 22, 2009
3. Otto Schroeder House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 22, 2010, by Gordon Govier of Monona, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 1,293 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 22, 2010, by Gordon Govier of Monona, Wisconsin. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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