Fess Hotel

The Fess Hotel was located in Madison, Wisconsin. Its building was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.[1]

Fess Hotel
Fess Hotel.jpg
Fess Hotel
Location123 E. Doty St.
Madison, Wisconsin
ArchitectJ. O. Gordon and F. W. Paunack
NRHP reference No.78003204
Added to NRHPSeptember 21, 1978


The hotel was built in the 1850s and owned by the English immigrant George Fess.[2] It remained in his family until it was sold in 1973. The Fess Hotel then became a restaurant from 1975 to 1994.[2] In 1978, it was designated a landmark by the Madison Landmarks Commission.[3]


  1. ^ "Fess Hotel". Landmark Hunter.com. Retrieved 2012-02-04.
  2. ^ a b "Fess Hotel restaurant". Cap Times. December 23, 2014. Retrieved January 1, 2019.
  3. ^ "Fess Hotel". Historical Landmark Database.org. Retrieved 2012-02-04.