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Sep 9, 2011

Editorial cartoon

More on Madison’s Public Library

Sep 6, 2011

Missed due date doesn’t hurt Madison library

Close, apparently, is close enough for the Madison Public Library in its attempt to raise $4 million for the reconstruction of its main branch downtown.

Jul 22, 2011

Madison library has plenty of moving pieces

The city of Madison will pay a consultant about $4.33 per piece to oversee moving the Central Library’s collection to a warehouse to make way for a reconstruction of the downtown building.

Apr 29, 2011

Madison mayor wants money first, projects later

By James Briggs A deal struck between Mayor Paul Soglin and Madison Public Library officials provides a map for how Madison will approach major projects. Soglin on April 19, his […]

Dec 22, 2010

A new — and old — challenger for Madison Mayor Cieslewicz

By James Briggs Controversial development proposals that languished for months in Madison‘s approval process have prompted a two-time mayor to seek his third stint as the city’s top executive. Paul […]

Dec 17, 2010

The thrill is … diminished

Drawings of Madison’s downtown Central Library have lost some sparkle as the $29.5 million proposed renovation enters its next phase.

Oct 1, 2010

Editorial cartoon

Jul 7, 2010

Mortenson takes lead to direct Madison Central Library job

By Paul Snyder The complexity of Madison‘s Central Library project justifies the extra $375,000 the city will spend on a construction administrator, according to city leaders. “We’re entering uncharted territory […]

Jun 8, 2010

Madison library architect checks in, and it’s all smiles

By Paul Snyder

staff writer

The madness surrounding Madison’s Central Library seems to have subsided. Well, at least at the city level.

May 26, 2010

Minneapolis architect wins Madison library job

Paul Snyder [email protected] The criticism directed toward Madison’s selection of Meyer, Scherer & Rockcastle Ltd. as Central Library designer has more to do with the process than the architect. “The […]

Apr 27, 2010

Architects list survives library project changes

Paul Snyder [email protected] Madison is sticking to its shortlist of design teams for the reconstruction of Central Library even though the project has changed and other architects have expressed interest. […]

Apr 13, 2010

Madison Common Council sounds off on library reconstruction

By Paul Snyder Madison Common Council members Tuesday questioned whether the city’s plan to rebuild its existing central library is better than a new project. “Were we too enthusiastic?” asked […]


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