Tenney-Lapham Homes, Madison

Tenney-Lapham offers character, charm, vintage architecture, and a slice of history on Madison's Isthmus just east of the downtown area. Tenney-Lapham real estate also offers excellent access to both James Madison Park and Tenney Park - two popular destinations located along the shores of Lake Mendota. For more on this classic near east side community, check out the rest of our neighborhood guide below

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Tenney-Lapham Property Listings

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Photo of Listing #1977621

1016 E Washington Avenue, Madison

$75,000 - 1,849 Sf

MLS® # 1977621, 30 days, Active

Photo of Listing #1975666

1142-1144 E Mifflin Street, Madison


MLS® # 1975666, 43 days, Offer-Show

Photo of Listing #1974372

955 E Gorham Street, Madison

$525,000 - 3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,626 Sf

MLS® # 1974372, 59 days, Offer-Show

Photo of Listing #1968080

405 Washburn Place, Madison


MLS® # 1968080, 197 days, Active

Recent Tenney-Lapham Home Sales

Tenney-Lapham Real Estate Statistics

Current Listings

  • With Accepted Offers: 2
  • Without Accepted Offers: 2
  • Total Active Listings: 4
  • % with Accepted Offers: 50%
  • Months of Inventory: 0.7

Sold 06/19/2023 - 06/19/2024

  • Total Sold Listings: 36
  • Highest Sold Price: $3,800,000
  • Lowest Sold Price: $262,000
  • Average Sold Price: $654,007
  • Median Sold Price: $555,000

* Source: IDX Active & Sold Listings

* Property Types: Single Family, Business/Comm, Multi Family

More about Tenney Lapham Real Estate

The Tenney-Lapham real estate market is located on the eastern half of Madison's Isthmus. Lake Mendota borders the neighborhood to the north, with Washington Avenue defining the southern edge of the neighborhood. Blair Street borders the neighborhood on the west; with the Yahara River defining the eastern edge. Much of the real estate in the area was built around 1900, including the homes within four different historic districts. 

Tenney-Lapham Historic Real Estate

The most recognizable historic district in the area is the Sherman Avenue National Register Historic District, which includes the homes on Sherman Avenue between Marston and Brearly. These gorgeous turn-of-the-century homes feature classic architecture and a prime Lake Mendota location. The homes within this district can sell for up to $1,000,000 or more. Three other historic districts are located within the neighborhood, including the Fourth Lake Ridge, East Wilson Street, and East Dayton national register historic districts. 

The homes in Tenney-Lapham include a mix of single family and multifamily residences. Whether you're a renter or an owner, you're never far from downtown Madison, the lake, or one of Madison's iconic parks. 

Tenney-Lapham Parks and Recreation

Tenney-Lapham is home to two of Madison's most recognizable parks. James Madison Park is a 12 acre park located along the Lake Mendota shoreline on the western edge of the neighborhood. On any given summer day you'll find scores of people from all walks of life enjoying the surroundings of this park. Tenney Park is located along the eastern edge of the community where the Yahara River meets Lake Mendota. This 37 acre park is popular with Madisonians throughout the year. The Tenney Park Lagoon is one of Madison's most popular spots for ice skating during the winter months. 

Tenney-Lapham Neighborhood Association

The local neighborhood association is one of the most active community groups in all of Madison. The association sponsors many different community events throughout the year, including the Tenney-Lapham Neighborhood Festival, the Annual Art Walk, Earth Day Cleanup, Fall Spaghetti Dinner, Potluck Dinner, Pancake Supper, and Summer Ice Cream Social. 

Tenney-Lapham Schools

Tenney-Lapham properties are zoned to Madison East High School (2222 E. Washington Ave), O'Keeffe Middle School (510 S. Thornton Ave.), and Lapham (grades K-2) and Marquette (grades 3-5) Elementary Schools.

Wisconsin State Journal Profile

The State Journal did a write-up on Tenney-Lapham recently. You can read it here.

Tenney Park Photos

Tenney Park is one of the most popular and picturesque parks in all of Madison. 

Tenney Park Locks Madison WI

Tenney Park Shoreline Madison WI

Tenney Park Green Space Madison WI

Tenney Park Fishing and Ice Skating Lagoon

Other Neighborhoods Near Tenney Lapham

These one-of-a-kind real estate profiles feature the nearby neighborhoods. Take a look to learn more about Madison's near east side.

Interested in touring the available homes in Tenney-Lapham, Madison, WI? Get in touch with us, and we'll get you started on your search for near east side real estate. 

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