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

Lamb Building

1905

 
 
Lamb Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman, November 26, 2010
1. Lamb Building Marker
Inscription. With its two-story bay, leaded glass detail, and original Carroll Street storefront, this is one of Madison's best remaining adaptations of the Queen Anne style to commercial architecture. Constructed for retired attorney F. J. Lamb, the building was designed by the prominent local firm of Claude and Starck. The building has been used for a variety of commercial purposes.
 
Erected 1983 by the Madison Landmarks Commission. (Marker Number 71.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Wisconsin, Madison Landmarks Commission marker series.
 
Location. 43° 4.496′ N, 89° 23.235′ W. Marker is in Madison, Wisconsin, in Dane County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of State Street and North Carroll Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 114 State Street, Madison WI 53703, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Willett S. Main Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Schubert Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Kessenich's Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Orpheum Theater
Lamb Building State Street Frontage image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman, November 26, 2010
2. Lamb Building State Street Frontage
The marker is inside the landing of the door in the lower right.
(about 400 feet away); Grace Episcopal Church (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Grace Episcopal Church (about 500 feet away); Holy Redeemer Catholic Church (about 600 feet away); What would you have seen here 14,000 years ago? (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Madison.
 
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 Claude & Starck.
 
Also see . . .  Lamb Building Landmark Nomination Form. (Submitted on November 28, 2010, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin.)
 
Additional keywords. Architecture
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Lamb Building Carroll Street Frontage image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman, November 26, 2010
3. Lamb Building Carroll Street Frontage
The building on the left is in the shape of a triangle formed by State Street, Carroll Street, and the Lamb Building. The Lamb Building is in the shape of an isosceles trapezoid with its non-parallel sides fronting on State Street and Carroll Street.
Lamb Building Carroll Street Frontage image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman, November 26, 2010
4. Lamb Building Carroll Street Frontage
These are some of the leaded glass windows mentioned in the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 28, 2010, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 865 times since then and 131 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 28, 2010, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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