The Near East Side: A Madison Original

Posted by Dan Miller, REALTOR on Saturday, February 16th, 2013 at 4:53am.

Willy Street Park in the Marquette NeighborhoodWhat makes Madison, Wisconsin original and unique? The neighborhoods. Madison is home to an amazing variety of local settings, each with its own identity and character. There is no better example of this than the neighborhoods on Madison's Near East Side. Authentic. Ecclectic. Urban. Unique. All of these terms have been used to describe the neighborhoods on the Near East Side of Madison.

The real estate on Madison's Near East Side dates back to the late 1800s and early 1900s. With homes lining Madison's Isthmus and the city's two iconic lakes, the setting of the Near East Side is like no other in Madtown.

The Near East Side is home to Lake Mendota, Lake Monona, Atwood Avenue, "Willy Street", James Madison Park, and Olbrich Gardens. It's the unique local setting and classic turn-of-the-century architecture that make areas like the Marquette, Tenney-Lapham, and Schenck-Atwood neighborhoods some of the most popular in town.

We invite you to learn more about the neighborhoods on Madison's Near East Side and the homes for sale in and around the Isthmus. Also, be sure to check out our communities page for more information about the many wonderful areas surrounding Madison, WI.

Searching for your dream home on the East Side of Madison? Our buyer agents are here to help. Contact us to get started on your east side move now!

This article is published courtesy of:
Dan Miller, REALTOR
Mad City Dream Homes & RE/MAX Preferred
610 Junction Road #205, Madison, WI, 53717

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