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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 Soglin, Madison’s mayor from 1973 to 1979 and again from ...

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Shovels ready as Edgewater project brews at center of Madison storm

By James Briggs Drama surrounds Madison’s Edgewater Hotel redevelopment several weeks after the project received final city approval. An item appeared on Monday’s Plan Commission agenda about a public access management agreement outlining how and when members of the public ...

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Madison planners rethink fear of heights

By James Briggs When St. Paul’s University Catholic Center representatives presented a State Street high-rise design to Madison’s Urban Design Commission, the panel assumed the posture of “American Idol” judges, vigorously panning the project. As St. Paul’s officials sat through ...

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Madison trying to smooth out bumpy project reviews

By James Briggs The Edgewater Hotel redevelopment’s months-long slog through city committees is prompting a Madison review of how it vets projects. The Edgewater gained final approval earlier this month, but city officials want to avoid such long and winding ...

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Madison expands TIF, agrees to subsidize Edgewater redevelopment

By James Briggs Plans to redevelop Madison’s Edgewater Hotel have reached the end of a long and winding road through the city’s legions of committees and boards. Madison’s TIF Review Committee on Wednesday approved a controversial $16 million tax subsidy ...

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Madison’s Edgewater project hung up on TIF district

The proposed Edgewater Hotel redevelopment in Madison isn’t moving forward this year and may never get out of city government, according to Madison Common Council President Mark Clear. The project has been mired in controversies, including an ongoing lawsuit brought ...

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Lawsuit could delay Edgewater redevelopment

By Paul Snyder Madison’s Common Council president is blasting a lawsuit challenging the city’s approval of the proposed Edgewater Hotel redevelopment. “It’s a case that’s very unlikely to succeed, but even then, it wouldn’t surprise me if there was an ...

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