Monday, July 22, 2019

Then and Now: UW-Madison Agriculture Hall (part 2)

From Retiring Guy's postcard collection

Original 6/3/2019 post starts here.

Then.   A 1950s-era postcard view.
From Retiring Guy's postcard collection

Now.  Shubbery, stop sign, and building sign most noticeable additions to the frame.  And the landscaping at the entrance to the building has been updated.

Photo by Retiring Guy

About Ag Hall 
  • 1901.  State legislature approves $150,000 for new building.
  • 1902.  Construction begins.
  • consolidation of 3 College of Agriculture buildings:  South Hall, Smith Hall, King Hall
  • December 1903.  Construction completed. Delayed by labor strikes.  Additional appropriation was needed from the state.

Other Madison Then and Now posts:
East Towne Mall and Interstate/151 interchange.  (6/18/2019)
900 Ann Street (TravelLodge motel).  (6/14/2019)
Madison General Hospital.  (6/11/2019)
State and Francis streets.  (6/10/2019)
The Edgewater Hotel   You don't mess with a classic art moderne building.  (6/2/2019)
North and south of the Beltline and east of West Towne Mall.  (4/30/2019)
North and south of the Beltline in the West Towne Mall area.  (4/2/2019)
Beltline, Whitney Way, Odana Road, and University Research Park.  (3/5/2019)
652 State Street.  (3/5/2019)

City-County Building.  (9/1/2015)
Veterans Administration Hospital. (8/27/2015)
The Red Gym:  When will the unobstructed view return?  ()7/22/2015)
UW-Madison College of Agriculture.  (7/22/2015)
Wisconsin State Historical Society.  (7/21/2015)
UW-Madison Memorial Union.  (7/21/2015)

240 West Gilman.  (9/6/2013)
North Carroll Street between West Johnson and West Gorham.  (9/5/2013)
East Mifflin & North Pinckney.  (8/30/2013)

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