Our annual winter series of four Old House Workshops will be held on Thursdays, Jan. 10, Feb. 7, Mar. 7, and Apr. 4 at 7pm at the historic Gates of Heaven Synagogue in James Madison Park.
Nominate your neighbor’s restoration work, your firm’s design or construction project, or any other rehabilitation, preservation, or restoration project you’ve seen around town! MTHP is now accepting nominations for our annual Historic Preservation Awards. The deadline for nomination is March 22,2013. The Awards event will be held May 2, 2013, 6:30pm at the Madison Masonic [...]
The recent expansion of the small Merrill Springs city park on the southern shore of Lake Mendota has focused attention on some neglected landscape features constructed by the Wisconsin Emergency Relief Administration (WERA) in 1934. The park, located at the end of Spring Ct. off Lake Mendota Dr. was originally established by the Madison Park [...]
We’ve have a winner! Two winners actually. The contest was so close we awarded prizes to the top two teams. The contest ran from June through September. Six teams hunted for official city plaques at designated Landmarks throughout the city to try to win autographed copies of Madison history books by David Mollenhoff and Stuart [...]
Several historic Downtown buildings got some extra attention over the summer as owners took advantage of good weather, Facade Improvement Grants, and tax credits to do some exterior maintenance and repairs. .
The Madison Trust for Historic Preservation, in collaboration with the City of Madison, announces the Madison Landmark Summer Photo Contest! Get out and about the city this summer. You’ll see many new Landmark plaques all over town. Find and take your picture with as many of the 148 Landmark plaques as you can over the [...]