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Wright Apartments

142 West Gorham Street, Madison, WI 53703
142 West Gorham Street, Madison, WI 53703

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Resident 2015 - 2018 Not Recommended

Updated 08/29/2018

Reviewed 08/29/2018

I lived at a property owned by JSW for a bit over three years. The location was an older house and had some natural degradation. Both myself and my roommate moved in mid-lease and ultimately decided after three years not to renew further. Part of this… See More
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Resident 2015 - 2018 Not Recommended

Updated 08/21/2018

Reviewed 08/21/2018

I originally rented from this company after checking one review site and the company had decent enough reviews. I moved in on someone's lease and the place was decent. It was an old house so naturally some deterioration. Repairs were done in a timely was and… See More
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Resident 2012 - 2013 Recommended

Updated 08/26/2013

Reviewed 08/26/2013

Management has greatly improved!! We signed a lease starting Aug 2012, from out of town, and in a bit of a panic to find housing; so, when we saw all the horrifying reviews of Norris Court online, and heard terrible stories from friends with the same… See More
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Resident 2011 - 2013 Not Recommended

Updated 06/29/2013

Reviewed 06/29/2013

I lived here for two years. I really didn't mind John the actual landlord but Matt the building manager is really not on top of his game along with being rude. He writes receipts for rent paid then says you owe more than you do. He… See More
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Resident 2012 - 2013 Recommended

Updated 06/06/2013

Reviewed 06/06/2013

The management of these apartments is not nearly as bad as the other reviews suggest. While the landlord is not perfect by any means, it's really no worse than any other apartment I've lived in. I've lived here for about 9 months and have not had… See More
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alannakaye • Resident 2009 - 2013 Not Recommended

Updated 01/21/2013

Reviewed 01/21/2013

For the three years we were there, things were fine. If you want anything fixed, plan on waiting weeks (at least) before anyone even gets back to you unless their insurance people need to see the apartment - suddenly, they'll have maintenance in there for days… See More
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Resident 2012 Recommended

Updated 12/09/2012

Reviewed 12/09/2012

I currently live in the Norris Court Apartments, and I would recommend them to others. The parking situation isn't as bad as the rest of Madison, as it's on the fringe of the city's problem areas. There's always a spot within one block of my place,… See More
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Resident 2011 - 2012 Not Recommended

Updated 08/15/2012

Reviewed 08/15/2012

DO NOT RENT FROM HIM. This man is a slum lord. The apartments themselves are beautiful but have become run down as the landlord does not put any money back into the properties. He looks to charge you for anything possible upon move out even though… See More
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Prospective Resident Visited 2002 Recommended

Updated 08/14/2012

Reviewed 07/14/2011

First off, let me say that while I have not personally lived at Norris Court, I have several close friends who have lived there, so I've spent plenty of time at the place at all hours of the day and night. I also looked at living… See More
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steph_willis • Resident 2010 - 2011 Not Recommended

Updated 07/20/2012

Reviewed 07/20/2012

Terrible, terrible landlord. I went against my better judgement and rented one of these apartments even after having read the bad reviews. Please don't make the same mistake. At least twice during my time there he did something illegal, but, being a tenant with a limited… See More
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locomoti_lean • Resident 2009 - 2011 Not Recommended

Updated 09/11/2011

Reviewed 09/11/2011

I am not trying to be vindictive; I'm just being honest and I want people to know what kind of things I had to put up with while at the Norris Court Apartments. I was not in the red brick buildings of Norris Court, but in… See More
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Resident 2009 - 2010 Not Recommended

Updated 06/10/2011

Reviewed 06/10/2011

I lived at 140 west gorham st. which is owned by John S Wright. I decided to move there because it was close to state st and the rent is relatively cheap. Other potential renters should know that you get what you pay for with this… See More
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Resident 2010 - 2011 Not Recommended

Updated 04/19/2011

Reviewed 04/19/2011

Landlord does not answer phone calls (ever) and usually does not call back. He will be nice to you when you check out the apartments, but once you sign the lease he will not help you out. (Staff - 1 star) Very hard water. I suspect… See More
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Resident 2009 - 2011 Not Recommended

Updated 01/28/2011

Reviewed 01/28/2011

I don't mean to completely condemn Norris Court, because I'm still alive after living here, and from what I understand, there's a lot of Madison real estate that is no nicer. On the plus side, the contracted maintenance personnel are usually very friendly and helpful. The… See More
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Resident 2010 Recommended

Updated 07/14/2010

Reviewed 07/14/2010

I lived in Norris Court for 7 years (the grad school career). It was a great apartment for me (single woman). Most people use the dining area as an office space because you can close it off with the french doors. The kitchen is very small,… See More
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Resident 2007 - 2008 Not Recommended

Updated 07/05/2010

Reviewed 07/05/2010

John Wright, the main guy at Norris Court Apartments, is a slumlord. Not only does he own the large Norris Court complex, he owns most of the rest of the block, including a string of properties on Gorham. We rented one of these from him. The… See More
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Resident 2009 Not Recommended

Updated 07/29/2009

Reviewed 07/29/2009

The management is illegal in many of its actions. They will try to find many ways to withhold money without cause. They do not respond when needed but rather only when they want something. Will blame you for maintenance that is not your concern. I lived… See More
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Resident 2006 - 2009 Not Recommended

Updated 07/01/2009

Reviewed 07/01/2009

I have lived here for three years. I love the place, it's adorable, but the management leaves something to be desired. When you call for a problem it is often DAYS before you hear back. Just this week we had no power for 18 hours. He… See More
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mw23 • Resident 2006 - 2009 Recommended

Updated 06/01/2009

Reviewed 06/01/2009

I've lived in Norris Court for 3 years. Overall, I have really loved living in a beautiful renovated turn-of-the-century building. I have found maintenance to be very responsive and helpful when it's something they consider urgent (such as broken screens or windows. Dripping faucets and a… See More
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Resident 2005 - 2006 Recommended

Updated 05/31/2008

Reviewed 05/31/2008

My roommate and I rented a 2 bedroom apartment at Norris Court and loved it! The apartments vary greatly though - which you can see by the reviews. There are no kids around and most residents are grad students. Our apartment consisted of a kitchen, two… See More
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Resident 2003 - 2004 Not Recommended

Updated 12/28/2007

Reviewed 12/28/2007

I loved the wooden floors and the 1930s decor, which was new to me, coming from California as a grad. student. But I did not realize that $750 per month was a very high rent for Madison - the average in my home region is $1200… See More
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Resident 2005 - 2007 Not Recommended

Updated 12/02/2007

Reviewed 12/02/2007

The apartment was nice enough -- very homey in a lot of ways, really. Heat's included, there was working fireplace, the location is close enough to campus without being an undergraduate-filled neighborhood, plenty of great shops and food right there. I might have even stayed there… See More
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Resident 2005 - 2006 Recommended

Updated 07/23/2007

Reviewed 07/23/2007

I lived in a two bedroom apartment at Norris Court. The apartment had a ton of character (in a good way). The living room had built-in book cases with framed-glass doors around a wood-burning fire place. The living room looked out over a nice little courtyard… See More
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iluvkoblick • Resident 1994 Not Recommended

Updated 04/25/2007

Reviewed 04/25/2007

I stumbled on this and found it hilarious. We rented here back in the early 90s. John Wright was exactly the same back then. These apartments are among the most charming in town, though, I will admit. Beautiful woodwork, etc. The kitchens are very, very tiny.… See More
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Resident 2006 - 2007 Not Recommended

Updated 04/14/2007

Reviewed 04/14/2007

Do not rent from these people! The management is indeed horrible, especially John Wright who owns the entire block basically. And the key issue is VERY real. Someone recently just stole my bike...from inside my apartment's common area! That means someone who lives anywhere on this… See More
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  • Dogs Allowed
    Rent: Required
    Weight Limit: 25lbs
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Studio, 1 Bathroom

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    $1,174

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    Studio

1 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom

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    $1,045

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    1 Bedroom

2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom

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    $1,123

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    2 Bedrooms

3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom

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    $1,428

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    3 Bedrooms

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