Olson and Veerhusen Building / Hobbins Block

Olson and Veerhusen Building / Hobbins Block (HM16CC)

Location: Madison, WI 53703 Dane County
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Country: United States of America
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N 43° 4.554', W 89° 23.004'

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1899 / 1906

This block is comprised of two buildings constructed seven years apart. Although altered, this block is significant as a representative example of the commercial building type and the early history of local commercial architecture. This building type was common at the turn of the 20th century, but now few groupings of late 19th and early 20th century commercial buildings remain in Madison. Of note are the Mediterranean Revival style elements visible at the second story which includes arcaded windows and exuberant stylized foliate motifs executed in glazed terra cotta.

Designated April 22, 2008
HM NumberHM16CC
Series This marker is part of the Wisconsin: Madison Landmarks Commission series
Marker Number175
Year Placed2012
Placed ByThe Madison Landmarks Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 6:06pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 305968 N 4772000
Decimal Degrees43.07590000, -89.38340000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 4.554', W 89° 23.004'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 4' 33.24" N, 89° 23' 0.24" W
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Area Code(s)608
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 11 N Pinckney St, Madison WI 53703, US
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