Coming in 2019

The  owners of the Mendota Lake House B&B , Bob Klebba and David Waugh, plan to repurpose this historic home at 130 E. Gilman Street in downtown Madison into an 8-room Inn and boutique hotel.    Included will be a first floor neighborhood cafe with limited hours. Stay tuned!

For more info, contact David Waugh (

Media Article: “Downtown Madison’s Knapp House receives zoning approvals to become hotel”


Knapp House era: article
Executive Residence History
Ole Bull lived here, 1921 article from the Wisconsin State Journal