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

John A. Urich

 
 
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By William J. Toman, February 12, 2011
1. John A. Urich Marker
Inscription.  A City of Madison Principal Planner whose work spanned from 1965 to 1996, John championed downtown urban design projects including the State Street Mall, Capitol Concourse, Civic Center, Capitol Centre, Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard, and the Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center. The quality of his work will leave a positive mark on the landscape of downtown Madison for years to come.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkParks & Recreational AreasRoads & Vehicles.
 
Location. 43° 4.379′ N, 89° 22.894′ W. Marker is in Madison, Wisconsin, in Dane County. Marker is at the intersection of Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard and East Wilson Street, on the right when traveling north on Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 215 Martin Luther King, Jr Boulevard, Madison WI 53703, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. David James Schaefer (a few steps from this marker); U.S. Post Office and Courthouse (a few steps from this marker); Madison Club (within
John A. Urich Marker image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman, March 1, 2011
2. John A. Urich Marker
shouting distance of this marker); Olin Terrace (within shouting distance of this marker); The Fairchild Home (within shouting distance of this marker); Pioneer Men and Women (within shouting distance of this marker); State Office Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Madison Catholic Clubhouse (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Madison.
 
John A Urich Marker image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman, February 12, 2011
3. John A Urich Marker
The marker is on the right side of the approach to the front entrance of the old U.S. Post Office and Courthouse, now the Madison Municipal Building.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 28, 2019. It was originally submitted on February 26, 2011, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 475 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on February 27, 2011, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin.   2. submitted on March 2, 2011, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin.   3. submitted on February 12, 2011, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin.
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