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New Madison Hotel

New Madison Hotel
New Madison Hotel
1020-1029 W. 1st Avenue See Map

The New Madison Hotel was constructed in 1906 during a period of intense growth for the city and its use as a Single Room Occupancy hotel contributed to the overall development of the transportation and commercial neighborhood.  The New Madison housed transient workers and other travelers during the short-lived economic boom and population expansion.  The five-story building was originally broken into commercial space on the ground floor, 159 rooms on the next three floors and the Blair Business College on the top floor.  The buff-colored brick adds a lightness to the otherwise large mass of the building.

The New Madison Hotel is a contributing property in the West Downtown Historic Transportation Corridor, listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1999.


Management Agreement

Nomination (PDF)