Two Madison residents have petitioned the state's Supreme Court to hear a case regarding the Edgewater Hotel expansion.Read More »
By James Briggs A Madison neighborhood group fears the city is irrevocably turning its back on the past, disregarding historic neighborhoods and structures. And, Fred Mohs, one of the fiercest protectors of Madison’s past, acknowledges the battle might be slipping ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
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 ...
Tagged with: Bob Dunn Breitlow Building and Construction Trades Council of South Central Wisconsin Dane County Circuit Court Edgewater Edgewater Hotel Hammes Co. Madison Common Council Madison Landmarks Commission Madison Urban Design Commission Mansion Hill Historic District Mark Clear Mohs redevelopment VerveerRead More »
By Paul Snyder A Madison alderwoman says she wants a proposed downtown apartment building to be an example of a smooth city approval process. But the proposed site is in a historic district known as tough turf for developers. Madison-based ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder Two Mansion Hill Historic District residents are suing the city of Madison over its approval last month of the Edgewater Hotel redevelopment. Fred Mohs and Gene Devitt filed suit Thursday in Dane County Circuit Court, arguing the ...Read More »
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 ...
Tagged with: Binkowski Curt Brink Landmarks Commission Madison Mansion Hill Historic District Sather Silverstone Partners Urban Land Interests WHEDA Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development AuthorityRead More »
By Paul Snyder The Edgewater Hotel redevelopment scored a split in a city panel double-header Monday night and Tuesday morning, setting the project up for a final stand before Madison’s Common Council. “We got a boost of momentum,” said Bob ...
Tagged with: Board of Estimates Bob Dunn Cieslewicz Edgewater Edgewater Hotel Hammes Co. Landmarks Commission Levitan Madison Mansion Hill Historic District Mark Clear Plan Commission Sanborn TIF Urban Design Commission VerveerRead More »