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

Terrace Homes Apartments

1927-1928

 
 
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By William J. Toman, March 19, 2011
1. Terrace Homes Apartments Marker
Inscription. Terrace Homes apartments is the first documented example of cooperative home ownership in Madison. Popular in larger cities, the cooperative movement was the precursor of condominium ownership. This imposing and substantial Tudor Revival style building is one of the finest designs of local architect Philip M. Homer. Homer and his wife Gladys were among the original residents of the building. They lived here for more than 60 years.
 
Erected 1995 by the Madison Landmarks Commission. (Marker Number 122.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Wisconsin, Madison Landmarks Commission marker series.
 
Location. 43° 4.224′ N, 89° 24.85′ W. Marker is in Madison, Wisconsin, in Dane County. Marker is at the intersection of Hoyt Street and North Breese Terrace, on the right when traveling east on Hoyt Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 114-118 North Breese Terrace, Madison WI 53726, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ely House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pat Richter (approx. 0.2 miles away); Barry Alvarez (approx. 0.2 miles away); University of Wisconsin Field House
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By William J. Toman, March 19, 2011
2. Terrace Homes Apartments Marker
The marker is on the northeast corner of the building (on the right), which is across North Breese Terrace from Camp Randall stadium (in the background), home of the University of Wisconsin football team.
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Smith-Ogg House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Morehouse House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Camp Randall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Buell House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Madison.
 
Also see . . .  Madison Landmarks Commission. The landmark nomination form for the building (pdf). (Submitted on March 29, 2011, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin.) 
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsNotable Persons
 
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By William J. Toman, March 19, 2011
3. Terrace Homes Apartments
The building from Camp Randall Stadium.
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By William J. Toman, March 19, 2011
4. Terrace Homes Apartments
The southeast corner of the building.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 28, 2011, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 515 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 29, 2011, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin.
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