Stephen V. Shipman, Architect
— 1855 - 1856 —Believed to be the oldest commercial building facing Capitol Square, this striking edifice is designed in the Italianate Style by Madison master architect Stephen Shipman. The building was constructed of large sandstone ashlar blocks, and features hooded window ornament also of stone and an impressive cornice with dentils and modillions of wood. The building is significant for its association with Madison's mid-nineteenth century commercial development, as examples of sandstone buildings from this era are increasingly rare.
|Series||This marker is part of the Wisconsin: Madison Landmarks Commission series|
|Placed By||The Madison Landmarks Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 3:03am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16T E 305679 N 4771867|
|Decimal Degrees||43.07463333, -89.38690000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 43° 4.478', W 89° 23.214'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||43° 4' 28.68" N, 89° 23' 12.84" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 105 State St, Madison WI 53703, US|
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