Madison Municipal Building

Municipal restored: turning government offices inside-out

Constructed in 1929 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Madison Municipal Building originally functioned as a United States Postal Service facility and federal courthouse. The multi-phased renovation and reorganization uncovers and preserves the building’s historic character, while adapting it to serve 21st-century government functions. The project brings together various local government agencies, previously scattered across two buildings, to improve customer service and inter-agency communication. Certified LEED-NC v. 3 Platinum, the building transformation supports the health and well-being of staff, visitors, and the entire community.

"The improvements are so dramatic in so many respects. Overall, it’s quite breathtaking."
—Mike Verveer, 4th District Alderperson, City of Madison
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