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“Our House: The Wisconsin Capitol” – Coming Nov. 27

Michael Bridgeman hosted Wisconsin Public Television’s Remarkable Homes of Wisconsin in 2015. As an architecture aficionado and history buff, he brought curiosity and appreciation of the homes’ forms as well as their very human functions. Now, Bridgeman returns to television with a portrait of the state’s architectural crown jewel.

Our House: The Wisconsin Capitol premieres 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 27 on WPT.

We asked Bridgeman to share his thoughts on the many reasons this building resonates with the state’s residents. Read on for more!

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Behind the Scenes: Q&A with Remarkable Homes host Michael Bridgeman

Host Michael Bridgeman speaks with the owner of the Havilah Babcock house in Neenah, WI.

Watch Online Now — Remarkable Homes of Wisconsin

If you’re looking for a glimpse of summer and some architectural gems, check out one of our newest shows, Remarkable Homes of Wisconsin, premiering 7 p.m. Monday, March 2. Inspired by the Wisconsin Historical Society’s book, Wisconsin’s Own: Twenty Remarkable Homes, the new program showcases six buildings that are truly works of art. The show explores not only the architectural details, but also the families and stories behind the historical houses. Host Michael Bridgeman sat down with me one afternoon to talk about how the show came together.

What about this project caught your attention?
“This project was great; it’s exactly the kind of thing I like to do. I actually started my undergraduate studies as an architecture major. I was always going to be, I thought, an architect and was a big youthful fan of Frank Lloyd Wright. My architectural career in college lasted exactly one semester, but my interest never waned.” Continue reading Behind the Scenes: Q&A with Remarkable Homes host Michael Bridgeman