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Neighborhood redevelopment spurs ownership debate

By Paul Snyder Madison’s shift toward owner-occupied housing in redeveloping the Allied Drive neighborhood threatens to drive out area residents who rely on rentals. “Most people in this area have been renters all their lives, and having more rental units ...

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Madison mulls planning-development split (UPDATE)

By Paul Snyder Madison’s leaders are debating whether to split the city’s top planning-development post into two positions. Madison Mayor Dave Cieslewicz and aldermen Tim Bruer and Mark Clear have introduced an amendment to city ordinances that would create an ...

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Madison’s Central Park stuck at crossroads (UPDATE)

By Paul Snyder Madison’s only Central Park development plan hinges on the state letting the city open a pedestrian crossing over the railroad at Few Street. At the same time, Wisconsin & Southern Railroad Co., which operates the railroad, is ...

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Planning chief Olinger’s departure ‘a shock’ to Madison staff (UPDATE)

By Paul Snyder The new year will bring big changes for the Madison planning department following Director Mark Olinger’s departure, effective Jan. 5. According to an e-mail to Common Council members and city staff attributed to Olinger, Madison Mayor Dave ...

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Housing market a challenge for Madison’s Allied Drive (UPDATE)

By Paul Snyder New rental units in Madison’s redeveloped Allied Drive neighborhood are leased and have a waiting list, but local officials fear condos and houses in the area would go begging. “When it comes to the home portion, I ...

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