The Edgewater Hotel

Madison, Wisconsin
Client: Hammes Company

Project Description

  • The revitalization and expansion of this legendary lakefront hotel, originally built in 1949, incorporates new facilities and urban connections, including a public plaza that leads to Lake Mendota and a lively waterfront boardwalk environment.
  • The expanded campus of the original 11-story hotel has become the extended “living room” of Madison.
  • The hotel encompasses three buildings, including a new 15-story building, and offers a total of 202 guestrooms and four luxury condominiums, seven separate meeting and event spaces, five restaurants, a spa and fitness facility, ground-level retail, numerous bar/lounge areas, two lakeside ballrooms, a conference center, and a University of Wisconsin alumni center.

Photographer: Bill Fritsch