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Edgewater project scores small victory

A revised rendering shows the proposed Edgewater Hotel redevelopment from Lake Mendota. Madison’s Plan Commission has voted to change the city’s zoning ordinance to allow the proposed Edgewater addition to have the same setback as the original structure. (Renderings courtesy ...

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Proposed zoning changes stoke fires of Edgewater debate (UPDATE)

By Paul Snyder Two proposed zoning amendments in Madison would remove roadblocks to the proposed Edgewater Hotel redevelopment and knock down restrictions on future lakefront projects. “I hope it’s a movement toward rationality and wanting to make things happen,” said ...

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After marathon session, Madison Common Council kills Edgewater plans (UPDATE)

By Paul Snyder The Hammes Co.’s estimated $93 million redevelopment of the Edgewater Hotel in Madison is dead. After nearly 11 hours of debate, the 20-member Madison Common Council early Wednesday morning fell two votes shy of the 14 needed ...

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Unions want PLA for Edgewater job

By Paul Snyder Madison labor unions, not the Common Council, might ultimately decide the fate of the Edgewater Hotel redevelopment. The Building and Construction Trades Council of South Central Wisconsin is ready to blanket the Common Council with emergency lobbying ...

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Showdown looming on Madison’s Edgewater project

By Paul Snyder As badly as Madison-area labor unions need the work the redevelopment of the Edgewater Hotel would provide, at least one will retract its support without a project labor agreement. “They said they were going to sign a ...

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Hammes requests Edgewater appeal

By Paul Snyder Citing strong city support, Brookfield-based Hammes Co. on Wednesday requested the Madison Common Council appeal the Landmarks Commission’s decision on redeveloping the Edgewater Hotel. The Common Council will debate and vote on the issue at its meeting ...

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