661 East 100 South in Salt Lake.
The following historical residences occupied this site until 1993.
The Richard Madsen house (657 East 100 South) was designed by architect Samuel C. Dallas for Richard and Mary Hannah Armstrong Madsen and was constructed in 1897. Richard was a prominent businessman who organized the Standard Furniture Company. Mary was the daughter of Francis and Isabella Armstrong who resided at 667 East 100 South.
The Edward L. and Belle Armstrong Burton House (661 East 100 South) was one-and-a-half stories high and Queen Anne in style. It was designed by George Morrow and built in 1896 as a gift from Frances Armstrong to his daughter Isabella who had recently married Burton.
The property at 665 E 100 South was a two-story, Prairie School design constructed in 1912. Designed by Cannon, Fetzer and Hansen, it was built for J.R. Burton.
Edward L. Burton
The Edward L. and Belle Armstrong Burton House at 661 East 100 South is a one and a half story brick Queen Anne was constructed and designed in 1896 by George Morrow for the newly married Belle Armstrong and her husband Edward Burton. The land for this property, like its neighbors, had been given to the newly married couple by Francis Armstrong near to his own mansion at 667 East 100 South. Edward Burton was a teller at Utah Commercial and Savings Bank, of which Armstrong was president. Edward became a stockbroker, and founded two of his own business ventures, E.L. Burton and Company and E.L. Burton Corporation. The Burton’s moved from this house in 1910, and it was sold eventually to several of the Armstrong sisters and their husbands until 1927 when Elizabeth Armstrong Bean, a widow and Armstrong sister moved into the property and stayed through the 1930’s.
Richard W. Armstrong
The Richard W. and Mary Hannah Armstrong Madsen House at 657 East 100 South was built in 1897, a one and a half story Victorian Eclectic Dwelling. It was one of the Armstrong houses built on the block for the children of Francis Armstrong. Mary Hannah Armstrong and her husband Richard Madsen had the house designed by S. C. Dallas and built by J.T. McLachlan. Madsen was a prominent business man, running the Standard Furniture Company with his brother in-law William Francis Armstrong after leaving his own family’s furniture business, the P.W. Madsen Furniture Company , in 1908. At the time of his death Richard had been executive vice president and general manager of Standard, chairman of the board of Z.C.M.I., vice president of Utah Hotel I Co., president of Sterling Furniture Co. in Ogden, president of P.W. Madsen Furniture, president of Madsonia Realty Company, president of Granite Mart, vice president of Utah State National Bank, and a director of Utah Home Fire Insurance Co., and Heber J. Grant Co.. Mary Madsen died in 1932 and Richard remarried, to La Reta Creer. This residence has been demolished.