Machinery Row

Machinery Row (HMR4C)

Location: Madison, WI 53703 Dane County
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Country: United States of America
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N 43° 4.564', W 89° 22.513'

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1898-1914

This block long group of brick buildings was originally known the Brown Brothers' Business Block. It earned the nickname "Machinery Row" when several agricultural implement branch houses located here, part of the lively railroad shipping business that flourished in Madison in the early 1900s. This substantial Romanesque Revival block was designed by the prominent local architectural firm Conover and Porter. It was built gradually, in sections, replacing older wooden structures and an ice house.
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HM NumberHMR4C
Series This marker is part of the Wisconsin: Madison Landmarks Commission series
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Marker Number62
Year Placed1980
Placed ByThe Madison Landmarks Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 18th, 2014 at 6:17am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 306635 N 4772000
Decimal Degrees43.07606667, -89.37521667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 4.564', W 89° 22.513'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 4' 33.84" N, 89° 22' 30.78" W
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Area Code(s)608
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 609 Williamson St, Madison WI 53703, US
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