Nestled in the heart of Madison, the Tenney-Lapham neighborhood has historic charm in an urban setting. With its tree-lined streets and unique architecture, this neighborhood is ideal for anyone looking for a peaceful neighborhood that’s surrounded by plenty of things to do. Notable landmarks include historic Tenney Park, featuring a lagoon (a popular spot for ice skating in winter!), playgrounds and scenic walking paths. The Yahara River winds through the neighborhood, and you’ll often see kayakers or other paddlers floating through. Breese Stevens Field, home of Madison’s professional soccer team and a popular event venue, is just down the block. 

There’s no shortage of things to do in Tenney-Lapham, or nearby. Take a stroll around Lake Mendota, or enjoy a picnic at Tenney Park. The neighborhood is only a few blocks from downtown Madison and the State Capitol Building, so you’re only a few minutes away from concerts, shows and other events, local shopping on State Street, and an array of cultural dining options. Attend a live performance at the Barrymore Theatre, or explore the Madison Children’s Museum.


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Tenney Park, Yahara River, Breese Stevens Field, Capitol Square and downtown Madison, Madison Children's Museum, restaurants and nightlife

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Walking, biking, tennis, ice skating at Tenney Park, paddling down the Yahara River, Lake Mendota, events at Breese Stevens Field


Madison Metropolitan School District: Lapham Elementary School, Marquette Elementary School, O'Keeffe Middle School, East High School



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