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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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Madison commission faces power outage (UPDATE)

By Paul Snyder Madison created and empowered its Landmarks Commission in the wake of a controversial construction project 38 years ago. Another controversial project might prompt the city to take that power away. Madison Mayor Dave Cieslewicz said he wants ...

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Degrees of preservation define campus talks (UPDATE)

By Sean Ryan A strategy to preserve land during construction of a University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee campus in Wauwatosa is polarizing the project developer and environmentalists. The UWM Real Estate Foundation Inc., which is developing the project, accepts the strategy even ...

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Aldermen want buffer for history researchers

Sean Ryan [email protected] Three Milwaukee aldermen are trying to push city researchers out of the development department to preserve the integrity of the historic designation process. The aldermen want Milwaukee’s two preservation staffers removed from Milwaukee’s Department of City Development ...

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