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Edgewater neighbors pitch fit over possible tent (access required)

By James Briggs After more than a year of debate surrounding the $98 million redevelopment of Madison‘s Edgewater Hotel, the last municipal hurdle for developer Hammes Co. came down to a mythical tent. Madison has approved an operating agreement, which ...

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Neighbors want full access to Madison’s Edgewater (UPDATE)

By James Briggs A $16 million Madison commitment to the Edgewater Hotel project should buy free, continuous access to the property’s lakefront terrace, the leaders of a neighborhood group argue. But those project neighbors say they suspect they won’t get ...

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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 (access required)

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 trying to smooth out bumpy project reviews (access required)

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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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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