Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Tracking Former Madison Public Library Branch Locations

The inspiration for this exercise.

January 1963

Hawthorne Branch

Williamson Street

The vicinity of the former 2041 Atwood Avenue

The odd-numbered side of Atwood Avenue has undergone significant redevelopment.

The Hawthorne Branch is currently located at 2707 East Washington Ave.

Lakeview Branch
1311 (and 1313) Northport Drive

According to the 1960 Madison City Directory, Piggly Wiggly occupied this building at 1313 Northpoint Drive.  Not exactly sure where the branch was located.

The Lakeview Branch is currently located at 2845 North Sherman Ave.

Monroe Street Branch

2606 Monroe Street
As it was in 1960, the Monroe Street Branch is located at 1705 Monroe Street.

Sequoya Branch
404 Glenway (building at left)
The Sequoya Branch is located at 4340 Tokay Boulevard, having moved from its 513 South Midvale location in November 2008.

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