I've been doing battle with a nasty cold bug and trying to meet some writing deadlines, so I'm too enervated to write and post very much right now. While you're waiting for some more new posts, have a look at the photo on the left and try to figure out what the "Central connection" to this building, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, might be. The building is located on the corner of Wisconsin Avenue and East Gilman Street. Here's a clue to the "Central connection."
The Madison Trust for Historic Preservation cites this building as an example of "Madison Modernism." Two other buildings in the vicinity -- one on Wisconsin Avenue and one on West Gorham Street are related to this one -- both architecturally and in terms of a "Central connection."
And if you're an Elvis fan, you'll probably be excited to learn that the building on Wisconsin Avenue also has an "Elvis connection."
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