Philip Schoen Building

Philip Schoen Building (HM1553)

Location: Madison, WI 53703 Dane County
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Country: United States of America
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N 43° 4.502', W 89° 22.874'

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David R. Jones, Architect

— 1875 —

The Schoen building is significant as an excellent example of an Italianate style commercial building from Madison's earliest commercial era. Constructed of local sandstone and designed by one of Madison's most influential architects, the building features an original cast iron storefront at the ground floor. Characteristics of the Italianate style are evident in the tall upper story windows featuring segmental arched, stone window hoods and similarly arched wood sash windows. This building was built by German immigrant Philip Schoen, for his Capitol Bakery, Restaurant and Saloon.

Designated October 15, 2002
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HM NumberHM1553
Series This marker is part of the Wisconsin: Madison Landmarks Commission series
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Marker Number151
Year Placed2012
Placed ByThe Madison Landmarks Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 12:20am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 306142 N 4771899
Decimal Degrees43.07503333, -89.38123333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 4.502', W 89° 22.874'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 4' 30.12" N, 89° 22' 52.44" W
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Area Code(s)608
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 117 E Main St, Madison WI 53703, US
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