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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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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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Zoning code updates worry Madison officials

By Sean Ryan and Paul Snyder Madison planners’ attempt to update city zoning without weakening requirements for historic properties has generated confusion and concern. “This seems to be kind of a big to-do about nothing, really,” said Bill Fruhling, Madison ...

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Landmarks Commission wants another crack at Edgewater

By Paul Snyder Members of Madison’s Landmarks Commission want to review the latest Edgewater Hotel design and are ready to seek a legal opinion to force the issue. “I wouldn’t rest a $93 million project on a process unless I ...

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Edgewater project clings to life

By Paul Snyder He has called his thus-far rejected proposal for the redevelopment of Madison’s Edgewater Hotel his company’s “last, best offer,” and now Bob Dunn has a last, best chance to salvage the project. Tuesday, the Common Council gave ...

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Madison leadership, Hammes to meet Wednesday on Edgewater

By Paul Snyder Madison’s Common Council leadership will meet with Brookfield-based Hammes Co. representatives Wednesday afternoon to discuss the possibility of revoting on the failed Edgewater Hotel redevelopment proposal. “It’s beyond our control at this point,” said Alderman Tim Bruer, ...

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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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