Local Historic Landmark & Historic District Nominations 

If you are interested in submitting a nomination for a local historic landmark or historic district, this page provides information on that process.

Madison Landmark | The Pierce House | 424 N. Pickney St. | 1857-1858


Landmarks Commission Application

This application applies to alterations/additions or new nominations to Local Historic Landmarks and Local Historic Districts.

Application (PDF)

Application Submission Deadlines for 2019 (PDF)

Questions? Please contact the Department of Planning & Community & Economic Development at (608) 266-4635 or the Preservation Planner at (608) 266-6552 or landmarkscommission@cityofmadison.com.

Click here for more information on the Landmarks Commission.



UW Dairy Barn

Madison Landmark | 1915 Linden Dr. | 1898/1909

The Wisconsin Historical Society has many resources that are available online or in person, which can help provide information on the history of a site or district you wish to nominate.  

These resources include county histories, historical images, maps, newspapers, and property records.

Learn more about Discover Your Community History here

Contact the Wisconsin Historical Society with any questions regarding their archives.

Landmark Commission Vacancies

Information on how to apply to be on a City board, commission or committee.

Licensed Realtor | termed-out 4/30/2021 (currently vacant)

Adult City Resident | Termed-out 4/30/2019

Historian | Termed-out 4/30/2019

*Please advise the Trust if you are interested in applying for a position. Visit our Contact page or send an email to info@madisonpreservation.org.