Montclair in Essex County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
427 Bloomfield Avenue
Beaux Arts revival Style
Architect: Van Vleck & Goldsmith
Named for the Edward Madison Company, stationers, booksellers and printers, this building was designed with offices and studios and intended to bring together an association of arts, trades and professions under the Madison roof. Montclair's first elevator was installed in this building.
Erected by Montclair Historic Preservation Commission.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Arts, Letters, Music • Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1912.
Location. 40° 48.805′ N, 74° 13.001′ W. Marker is in Montclair, New Jersey, in Essex County. Marker is on 427 Bloomfield Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Montclair NJ 07042, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Crane Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Hampton House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 45 Church Street Plaza (approx. 0.2 miles away); 40-46 Church Street Station Square (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Primary School (approx. 0.3 miles away); Cranetown (approx. 0.3 miles away); 647 Bloomfield Avenue (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Montclair.
Regarding Madison Building. Upon reading that this building contained the city's first elevator, I wonder how many people used to go into the building just for the ride?
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