Grimm Book Bindery

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Erected 1989 by Madison Landmarks Commission
Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin
43° 4.418′ N, 89° 23.723′ W
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GRIMM BOOK BINDERY
Alvan Small, Architect
1926
This building is significant as the work of architect Alvan Small and as an example of a small commercial building executed in the Neoclassical style. The primary facade is of red brick with a side-gabled roof bracketed with a stepped parapet end wall. The ornament is restrained and features a center entrance with a monumentally scaled classical surround of concrete with a tall, arched, metal sash window to each side, and metal cornice with modillions. The Grimm Book Bindery operated in this building as a multi-generational family business, the only firm in Madison to exclusively bind books.
Designated August 7, 1989
Madison Landmarks Commission

The property is located on southwest West Gliman Street, just east of its V-intersection with North Francis Street, at 454 West Gilman Street, Madison, Wisconsin 53703.

The marker is No. 87  in a series of markers erected by the Madison Landmarks Commission.

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