The Greenbush 1891-1960

© Photographed April 18, 2015
Erected by Rosario 'Nick' Stassi and Frank J. Rane
Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin
43° 4.051′ N, 89° 24.048′ W

THE GREENBUSH
1891 - 1960
This memorial is dedicated to the memory of those immigrants who settled this area at the turn of the twentieth century.

The 'Greenbush' site, known as the Triangle area, was a unique neighborhood composed of fourteen homogeneous ethnic groups. The community, rich in cultural and social traditions, stood unequaled as a neighborhood of harmony and cooperation. This unusual combination of creeds and cultures was destroyed and dispersed by the urban renewal in 1960.
Memorial plaque through the efforts of
Rosario 'Nick' Stassi
Frank J. Rane
Former residents of Greenbush
Memorial site • Prudential Life Insurance of America

The marker is located on northbound South Park Street, on the southeast corner of its intersection with Regent Street, Madison, Wisconsin 53715.

Isthmus, March 21, 2008: Remembering the Greenbush
"The neighborhood that Madison destroyed lives on -- in people's hearts and minds"

They Called It "Home": A Brief History of Greenbush


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