Luther Memorial Chapel

Luther Memorial Chapel (HM1BKL)

Location: Madison, WI 53715 Dane County
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Country: United States of America
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N 43° 4.404', W 89° 23.82'

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Claude and Starck, Architects

— 1914-1915 —

This limestone chapel was designed by the prolific Madison architectural firm of Claude and Starck in the Elizabethan Revival style. The building's asymmetrical design features a monumentally scaled entrance and a ribbon of Tudor-arched windows at the first and second stories. The building is also significant for its association with the religious history of the community as the first Protestant church in the city to purposefully serve the student population by locating close to campus, and also as the first Lutheran church in Madison to conduct all services in English.

Designated October 15, 2002
Series This marker is part of the Wisconsin: Madison Landmarks Commission series
Marker Number149
Year Placed2013
Placed ByThe Madison Landmarks Commission
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Date Added Monday, October 27th, 2014 at 4:15am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 304853 N 4771754
Decimal Degrees43.07340000, -89.39700000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 4.404', W 89° 23.82'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 4' 24.24" N, 89° 23' 49.20" W
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Area Code(s)608
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 626 University Ave, Madison WI 53715, US
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