State Office Building

State Office Building (HMQP1)

Location: Madison, WI 53703 Dane County
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N 43° 4.337', W 89° 22.89'

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Listed in the State Register of Historic Places

Designed by State Architect Arthur Peabody, the Wilson Street Office Building is an extraordinary representation of the Art Deco Style of architecture. Built in three separate stages, 1930, 1938 and 1959, the symmetrically massed structure has a granite facade with bas-relief Art Deco ornamentation. The first floor public hallways are adorned with bronze lamps, stylized floral ceiling borders and bronze letter boxes and directories. The lobby is decorated with Royal Red, Appalachian Fossil Gray, Appalachian Dark, Kesota Yellow, and Westfield marbles.
HM NumberHMQP1
Year Placed1995
Placed ByThe State Historical Society of Wisconsin
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Date Added Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 7:18am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 306111 N 4771594
Decimal Degrees43.07228333, -89.38150000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 4.337', W 89° 22.89'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 4' 20.22" N, 89° 22' 53.40" W
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Area Code(s)608
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 17-99 W Wilson St, Madison WI 53703, US
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