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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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Madison developer plans project with or without local support (UPDATE)

By Paul Snyder A Madison developer is willing to bypass a neighborhood vetting of an $8.5 million housing project. “We might just have to be in agreement to disagree,” said Steve Yoder, president of Apex Enterprises. Yoder said his firm ...

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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 still riding Madison merry-go-round

By Paul Snyder The Madison Common Council will not cast its final vote on the Edgewater Hotel redevelopment Tuesday. It might happen in March or April, said Alderman Mark Clear, but the project still lacks approvals from the city’s Urban ...

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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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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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