Katherine Rankin: Edgewater plan defies landmarks criteria

Katherine Rankin | former preservation planner, city of Madison

Thirty-five years ago The Capital Times (Nov. 18, 1975) printed two large photographs of the first historic district to be proposed in Madison. One showed the National Guardian Life Insurance Building and the landmark Keenan House next door; the other was a photo of the old governor’s mansion (also a landmark), described in the caption as “all but overwhelmed by the huge CMI Investment Corp. building.”

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