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

Madison Catholic Clubhouse

John J. Flad, Architect

 

1938

 
Madison Catholic Clubhouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman, January 26, 2011
1. Madison Catholic Clubhouse Marker
Inscription. This Mediterranean Revival clubhouse has Art Moderne touches, reflecting its late 1930s date. It was built for the Knights of Columbus, a fraternal society for Catholic men. Several other Catholic groups met here and the building also housed the offices of the Catholic Diocese. John J. Flad was a prominent Catholic layman who designed many buildings for the Catholic church. John J. Flad and Associates would grow to become one of the largest architectural firms in the city.
 
Erected 1994 by the Madison Landmarks Commission. (Marker Number 121.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Wisconsin, Madison Landmarks Commission marker series.
 
Location. 43° 4.379′ N, 89° 22.834′ W. Marker is in Madison, Wisconsin, in Dane County. Marker is at the intersection of East Wilson Street and South Pinckney Street, on the left when traveling west on East Wilson Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 15 East Wilson Street, Madison WI 53703, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bellevue Apartments (within shouting distance of this marker); Madison Club (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S. Post Office and Courthouse
Madison Catholic Clubhouse image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman, January 26, 2011
2. Madison Catholic Clubhouse
The building was renovated as part of construction of the Hilton Hotel (behind Clubhouse) for the Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center, and it is now a restaurant. The marker is to the right of the front entrance.
(within shouting distance of this marker); John A. Urich (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Olin Terrace (about 300 feet away); David James Schaefer (about 300 feet away); The Fairchild Home (about 300 feet away); Pioneer Men and Women (about 300 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 other buildings designed by John Flad.
 
Additional keywords. Architecture
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 28, 2011, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 487 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 28, 2011, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin.
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