Beecroft House

Beecroft House (HM13FL)

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

N 43° 4.654', W 89° 23.43'

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Claude and Starck, Architects

— 1911 —

This house is attributed to Madison master architects Claude and Starck and is an excellent example of the Prairie style of architecture. Louis Claude was influenced by the work of architectural masters Louis Sullivan, Frank Lloyd Wright and George Elmslie while working in Sullivan's Chicago office where the Prairie style developed. This house exhibits many style defining characteristics: fa?ades of brick and stucco, horizontal emphasis, wide eaves and ribbons of leaded glass casement windows. Local dentist William Beecroft commissioned this home for himself and his wife Lucy.

Designated January 17, 1972
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Details
HM NumberHM13FL
Series This marker is part of the Wisconsin: Madison Landmarks Commission series
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Marker Number6
Year Placed2012
Placed ByThe Madison Landmarks Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at 12:53pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 305395 N 4772202
Decimal Degrees43.07756667, -89.39050000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 4.654', W 89° 23.43'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 4' 39.24" N, 89° 23' 25.80" W
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Area Code(s)608
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 514 N Carroll St, Madison WI 53703, US
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