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Manchester's Department Store Building, 2 East Mifflin Street, Madison, Dane County, WI

Manchester's Department Store Building, 2 East Mifflin Street, Madison, Dane County, WI

 
 
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Summary

Significance: The City of Madison's "largest retail building" at the time of its opening, the Manchester's Department Store building is significant as the home of the major retail business during a time of growth and prosperity for the city (Wisconsin State Journal, Sept. 28, 1930. The building is a fine local example of the Art Deco style, a style that was popular in Madison for commercial buildings constructed in the 1920's and 1930's.
Survey number: HABS WI-292
Building/structure dates: 1930 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1936 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1946 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1959 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1965 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1974 Subsequent Work

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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Holab
Law,Law & Potter
John H. Findorff & Son
Manchester, Harry S
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Location

South Madison43.07613, -89.38525
Google Map of 43.0761315, -89.38524729999999
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