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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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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’s Edgewater project scores major victory (UPDATE)

By Paul Snyder The proposed Edgewater Hotel redevelopment Wednesday morning broke through Madison’s legislative barriers with a positive vote from the city’s Common Council. But the $98 million project on Madison’s Lake Mendota shoreline still needs final approval from a ...

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Developer drops downtown Madison residential project

By Paul Snyder A developer is killing a downtown Madison housing proposal, freeing up a property in a historic district with a reputation for challenging developers. Tom Sather, president of Silverstone Partners Inc., said he will not proceed with a ...

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