Madison in Dane County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
East Side High School
Frank Riley, Architect
— 1922 —
Designated September 18, 2007
Erected 2012 by the Madison Landmarks Commission. (Marker Number 171.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. In addition, it is included in the Wisconsin, Madison Landmarks Commission series list. A significant historical date for this entry is September 18, 1883.
Location. 43° 5.82′ N, 89° 21.22′ W. Marker is in Madison, Wisconsin, in Dane County. Marker is at the intersection of East Washington Avenue (U.S. 151Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2222 East Washington Avenue, Madison WI 53704, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Frank J. Hess and Sons Cooperage / Frank J. Hess, Cooper (approx. 0.4 miles away); Hoffman - Kennedy Dairy Horse Barn (approx. 0.4 miles away); St. Bernard's Catholic Church (approx. half a mile away); Steinle Turret Machine Co. (approx. half a mile away); Herman J. Loftsgordon House (approx. half a mile away); "Elmside" (approx. half a mile away); Burr Jones Field (approx. half a mile away); Stang-Wirth House (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Madison.
Regarding East Side High School. According to the Madison Landmarks Commission, "This Collegiate Gothic Revival style school building has several parts, of which only the main block of a ground floor and three upper levels is considered to be historically significant. The original block of the structure is dominated by a central stone entrance tower.
"East Side High School represents a significant commitment by the City of Madison to its educational system. The high school is an excellent example of the Collegiate Gothic style of architecture and it one of architect Frank Riley’s finest works. Riley’s plans for the school were gradually implemented over a period
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 Frank Riley.
Additional keywords. Architecture
Credits. This page was last revised on May 27, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 7, 2012, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 524 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 7, 2012, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin.