Longfellow School (Madison, Wisconsin)

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Longfellow School
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Longfellow School (Madison, Wisconsin) is located in Wisconsin
Longfellow School (Madison, Wisconsin)
Longfellow School (Madison, Wisconsin) is located in the US
Longfellow School (Madison, Wisconsin)
Location 1010 Chandler St., Madison, Wisconsin
Coordinates 43°3′53″N 89°24′9″W / 43.06472°N 89.40250°W / 43.06472; -89.40250Coordinates: 43°3′53″N 89°24′9″W / 43.06472°N 89.40250°W / 43.06472; -89.40250
Built 1917, 1924, 1938
Architect James R. Law, Law, Law, and Potter
Architectural style Tudor Revival, Other
NRHP Reference # 96000239
Added to NRHP March 7, 1996[1]

Longfellow School is a two-story building in Madison, Wisconsin that was built in 1917 and expanded in 1924 and 1938.[2] It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1996.[1]

It has a reverse L-shaped plan and is about 275 feet (84 m) wide in its main facade, running north-south. It is about 60 feet (18 m) and 105 feet (32 m) deep on its north and south ends. It is built of load-bearing red brick walls, in running stretcher bond in the original 1917 section, and with structural clay tile with brick veneer in the 1924 and 1938 sections.

Its architecture is of the rare Elizabethan-Jacobean Revival subtype of Tudor Revival architecture.[2]


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2008-04-15). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ a b Elizabeth L. Miller (November 15, 1994). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Longfellow School" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved January 21, 2017.  with five photos