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2 new special tours for Fall ’14!

2 new special tours for Fall ’14!

September 1, 2014 |

The Madison Trust for Historic Preservation is pleased to announce that we have a pair of never-before-seen, special tours coming up in September and October. Learn the history of Orton Park with a guided outdoor & indoor walking tour of this neighborhood…once Madison’s first cemetary! Or, hop on our bus for a trip farther afield, […]

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Free Building

Free Building

July 9, 2014 |

The Keller Real Estate Group is offering the building at 502 W. Main St. for $1, but it must be relocated by August 30. Keller has proposed a redevelopment of the parcel on which it sits, and will demolish the building in April if there is no viable proposal to relocated it. The building was […]

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Join us and “Toast the Trust”

Join us and “Toast the Trust”

June 25, 2014 |

  Join us July 10 for a summer barbecue at a historic cottage on Lake Monona! The first in a series of summer dinner events called “Toast the Trust.” ¬†These summer evening dinner events are opportunities to experience a unique historic location and dine with friends. MTHP invites you to enjoy our inaugural “Toast the […]

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2014 Historic Preservation Awards

2014 Historic Preservation Awards

June 12, 2014 |

If you missed it, you missed one of our best Awards events ever. MTHP hosted the 26h annual Historic Preservation Awards May 1 at the Madison Masonic Center. We honored ten rehabilitation, restoration and construction in and around Madison, ¬†and Wisconsin’s Chief State Architect, Dan Stephans, for his Lifetime Contributions to Historic Preservation. The event […]

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Panel Discussion – Historic Districts and Their Part in a Growing City

Panel Discussion – Historic Districts and Their Part in a Growing City

May 16, 2014 |

The recent decision on the proposed redevelopment of three parcels on Gilman St. in the Mansion Hill Historic District has catalyzed a lot of discussion about historic districts, their role in a growing city, and the regulations in local HIstoric Preservation legislation. The topic can get complex when we start talking about federal versus local […]

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You’re Invited!   2014 Madison Area Historic Preservation Awards

You’re Invited! 2014 Madison Area Historic Preservation Awards

April 4, 2014 |

Join us and the Award Winners for a fabulous evening to celebrate projects that rehabilitate, restore, or add to historic properties. 2014 marks the 26th year that MTHP will present the annual Historic Preservation Awards! This year’s winners include the Art Deco state office building at 1 W. Wilson St., two projects on the UW […]

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Gilman St. proposal poses challenge to historic districts

Gilman St. proposal poses challenge to historic districts

March 16, 2014 |

The proposal for the 100 block of W. Gilman St. is not as simple as it’s been cast recently. It’s not a simple exchange of three crummy old buildings for three handsome new buildings. It would demolish a universally disliked building (the Highlander apartments), relocate one house in good condition that was determined to be […]

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Our 2012-13 Annual Report is Available!

Our 2012-13 Annual Report is Available!

February 28, 2014 |

Our latest Annual Report is available!  

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