By Jane Burns | firstname.lastname@example.org A proposed grocery store project on the Far East Side could kick start development in a neighborhood that has planned for it all along. Plans for a Copps store in the Grandview Commons development were brought before neighborhood residents last week. The Urban Design Commission was scheduled to discuss […]Read more about "Copps proposed for Grandview Commons"
By Dean Mosiman – email@example.com Madison is exploring the first use of a new $5 million fund — to acquire the blighted Union Corners development site on the East Side. The 11.5 acres at the corner of East Washington Avenue and Milwaukee Street, one of the central city’s largest vacant parcels, are assessed at $4.55 […]Read more about "Madison may use new fund to buy Union Corners"
By Paul Snyder Madison’s only Central Park development plan hinges on the state letting the city open a pedestrian crossing over the railroad at Few Street. At the same time, Wisconsin & Southern Railroad Co., which operates the railroad, is citing safety concerns for its request that the state close three nearby vehicle crossings. “I […]Read more about "Madison’s Central Park stuck at crossroads"
By Paul Snyder The Madison Common Council, on a 13-7 vote Tuesday, approved a zoning change for the proposed $93 million redevelopment of the Edgewater Hotel. The change alters the city’s setback standard by maintaining a commercial building’s setback from the waterfront when the building is expanded. According to current zoning, the minimum setback for […]Read more about "Proposed Edgewater project secures zoning change"
Capital Times editorial | Posted: Tuesday, February 23, 2010 Now that the developers of the Edgewater Hotel project are radically altering their plans in a manner that is expected to be far more satisfactory to the community, it is important to remember who the real heroes of this long debate have been. Read the entire […]Read more about "The real heroes of the Edgewater debate"
Sean Ryan firstname.lastname@example.org The Madison-to-Milwaukee high-speed rail line will split Waterloo in half, reducing property values and isolating residential neighborhoods, said a Waterloo alderwoman. To offset the negatives, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation should spend more money on roads, bridges and aesthetics in Waterloo, said Alderwoman Laura Cotting. She suggested the state spend more than […]Read more about "Rail hits resistance in Waterloo"