Historic Madison, Inc., thanks the residents and businesses of the Eken Park neighborhood for opening their doors to us, and sharing the stories of its past:
2302 Coolidge Street
2502 Dahle Street
560 North Street (Ogden North Street Diner)
601 North Street (Tip Top Tavern)
622 North Street
621 North Street
WALK-BY SITES (not open for entry):
710 Dexter Street (Eken Farmhouse)
North Gardens, Commercial Ave at Maywood Street
Tilton Addition, 2502 to 2862 Coolidge Street
2826 Hoard Street
2414 Myrtle Street
For a glimpse of the neighborhood, check out Ben and Laura Zastrow's beautiful photos of the Eken Park neighborhood on Instagram @_ofeken.
And read about this idyllic neighborhood in Kids of Eken Park Recall Magic of Neighborhood, Wisconsin State Journal, August 25, 1991.
Joan Phelan's blog post On Madison's "Other East Side" captures a bit of the neighborhood's history.
Connie (Graham) Roden and Marsha (Graham) Gregg reminesce about growing up in Eken Park in Memories of Eken Park.
Additional articles about Eken Park: