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Madison, Wisconsin Skyline Aerial Panoramic Picture

Madison, Wisconsin Skyline Aerial Panoramic Picture

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This aerial panorama, taken by Christopher Gjevre, captures a beautiful fall day in Madison, Wisconsin, with Lake Monona in the foreground and Lake Mendota in the distance. Featured along the right shoreline is the Frank Lloyd Wright designed Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center and, to its left is the Wisconsin State Capitol building. To the far left is the campus of the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Camp Randall Stadium. Founded by James Duane Doty in 1836 in the newly created Territory of Wisconsin, Madison was named after President James Madison. Historically known for bio-tech and agriculture, Madison is paving the way for a new generation of emerging tech startups.
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Madison, WI Skyline Pictures

As the capital of the U.S. state of Wisconsin, Madison skyline pictures show a city with rich history home to over half a million residents. Founded in the early 1800s, the city is named after James Madison, 4th U.S. President who died around the time of the city's founding.

Panoramic pictures of the Madison city skyline show a region surrounded by clear blue waters, highlighting the city's importance as a center of trade and commerce over its history. Sometimes referred to as "the City of Four Lakes," Madison panoramas show the four lakes of the Yahara River: Lake Mendota, Lake Monona, Lake Waubesa, and Lake Kegonsa. Much of the city seen in Madison skyline pictures lies between points of Lake Mendota.

One of the more prominent buildings seen in Madison skyline photos is the Wisconsin State Capitol, built in 1906 in the Beaux-Arts architectural style. Another important landmark in Madison skyline pictures is Monona Terrace Community, a convention center complex designed by famous American architect, Frank Lloyd Wright.

Other landmarks of importance in Madison panoramic pictures include buildings on the campus of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, which fuels much of the city's economy. The home of Wisconsin Badgers Football, Camp Randall Stadium, is featured in many Madison photos and was originally the site of a Union Army training camp during the Civil War.

As one of the most picturesque cities of the Midwest, Madison skyline pictures show an idyllic campus town and capital full of rich history and architecture. When traveling through Wisconsin, its capital of Madison should be a destination for any traveler.

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