Historic Sites

Wisconsin State Capitol

Actually the state's third Capitol building, this stately structure is a city landmark, resting on an isthmus between Lakes Mendota and Monona. It was completed in 1917. Crowned by a dome and a bronze statue, the Capitol also features an...  Read More

Wisconsin's executive residence, set along the waterfront on Lake Mendota, boasts Classical Revival architecture and rests on almost four acres of landscaped grounds. Lovely garden rooms accentuate the stately structure, which rises three...  Read More

Unitarian Meeting House

Given Frank Lloyd Wright's lifelong connection to Madison, it's not surprising that multiple examples of his work can be found in the area. He designed this meeting house in the 1940s and had a particular investment in it, given that his family...  Read More

Spring Green

Tangible evidence of Frank Lloyd Wright's architectural genius, this 600-acre complex of structures and landscapes demonstrates Wright's interests in Asian design and organic architecture. In fact, "Taliesin," a nod to Wright's Welsh heritage,...  Read More

Mansion Hill

One of Madison's first prestigious neighborhoods, Mansion Hill is a relatively small enclave situated north of Capitol Hill. Established in the mid-19th century, the district boasts striking Victorian architecture, characterized by charming...  Read More