Grimm Book Bindery

Grimm Book Bindery (HM135E)

Location: Madison, WI 53703 Dane County
Country: United States of America

N 43° 4.418', W 89° 23.723'

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Alvan Small, Architect

This building is significant as the work of architect Alvan Small and as an example of a small commercial building executed in the Neoclassical style. The primary facade is of red brick with a side-gabled roof bracketed with a stepped parapet end wall. The ornament is restrained and features a center entrance with a monumentally scaled classical surround of concrete with a tall, arched, metal sash window to each side, and metal cornice with modillions. The Grimm Book Bindery operated in this building as a multi-generational family business, the only firm in Madison to exclusively bind books.

Designated August 7, 1989
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HM NumberHM135E
Series This marker is part of the Wisconsin: Madison Landmarks Commission series
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Marker Number87
Year Placed2012
Placed ByThe Madison Landmarks Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 7:32am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 304985 N 4771776
Decimal Degrees43.07363333, -89.39538333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 4.418', W 89° 23.723'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 4' 25.08" N, 89° 23' 43.38" W
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Area Code(s)608
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 454 W Gilman St, Madison WI 53703, US
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