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Be an Advocate for Madison History!

January 22, 2015 |
Be an Advocate for Madison History!

The Madison Ad Hoc Landmarks Ordinance Review Committee will be meeting Saturday January 31, 2015 at 9:00 am at the Madison Municipal Building (215 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.) Room LL-110. The sections on the agenda are crucial to protecting a strong landmarks ordinance. The more people there on behalf of strong preservation the better. There is […]

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Thank You cards

December 28, 2014 |
Thank You cards

Is there some “Thank-You” card writing in your future? We’ve got you covered with these 8-card packs of Madison historic architecture note cards. Each is printed on heavy card stock with a beautiful photograph of a Madison landmark on the front and a blank interior for your individualized message. Maybe these are for all the people who […]

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Gift giving with the Madison Trust

December 24, 2014 |
Gift giving with the Madison Trust

Still looking for some gifts? Madison Trust memberships make terrific gifts! They’re quick & easy to get online, but can be enjoyed all year long! Our 10 historic architecture walking/bicycle tours are a wonderful way to explore Madison. Your loved ones can spend a leisurely Saturday morning or take a weekday evening stroll with our knowledgeable, […]

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Steensland House Update

November 16, 2014 |
Steensland House Update

Norwegian Halle Steensland began his life as a store clerk in Rock County, WI. In his young adulthood he quickly became a prominent member of the insurance and banking communities. Steensland later served as Wisconsin’s vice-consul to Sweden and Norway. As a philanthropist, he helped fund the Steensland Bridge on East Washington Ave in addition […]

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Mansion Hill Residential Loan Program

November 14, 2014 |
Mansion Hill Residential Loan Program

The City of Madison is offering a small cap TIF loan to individualslooking to renovate houses in the Mansion Hill-James Madison Park Neighborhood. The program provides forgivable loans for the purchase and/or renovation of a rental property. The property must be located in the restricted area (see link), have no more than three residential units after the […]

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Garver Feed Mill RFP

November 3, 2014 |
Garver Feed Mill RFP

The Garver Feed Mill RFP has been posted by the City of Madison           For more information on the RFP or to learn how to apply, please see the link below. http://www.cityofmadison.com/dpced/economicdevelopment/garver-/511/ Short history of the mill: The Garver Feed Mill was constructed in 1906 as a beet sugar factory for […]

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Free Seminar! Up to $100,000 forgivable loan to become a homeowner in Madison!

October 22, 2014 |
Free Seminar! Up to $100,000 forgivable loan to become a homeowner in Madison!

What: Informational Open House & tours about Small Cap TIF forgivable loan program and historic tax credits. Location: Mendota Lake House Bed & Breakfast, 704 E Gorham St., Madison When: October 25, 2014 from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM   Learn about a city program which promotes home owner occupancy in portions of Mansion Hill, James Madison Park, […]

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Top 5 reasons to join our Mineral Point Heritage Bus Tour, Sat. 10/18!

October 15, 2014 |
Top 5 reasons to join our Mineral Point Heritage Bus Tour, Sat. 10/18!

Still trying to decide what to do this coming Saturday? Not sure yet if delving into the fascinating history of Mineral Point, WI is in your plans? Besides being a pretty rare opportunity and a truly great value, here’s why we think you’re going to enjoy this tour! Leave the driving to us! Just meet […]

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