News & Notes
News and Notes for the Weeks of 1/14/23 - 1/27/23
More than 200 people jammed into the Central Library's main room Thursday evening to see bold concepts that would reshape and animate 1.7 miles of shoreline.
-Wisconsin State Journal
Three finalists in a city design competition are proposing common themes like ecological restoration of the lake edge and unique visions that would dramatically transform the lakefront.
-Wisconsin State Journal
The TIF district would mean tens of millions of dollars for housing, streets, parks, bike and pedestrian improvements, development loans, land purchases and small business assistance.
-Wisconsin State Journal
Vermilion Development has submitted revised plans to demolish a historic two-story building near Tenney Park for a scaled-back housing project with 331 housing units spread among five structures.
-Wisconsin State Journal
Madison may soon enact new zoning to encourage more housing density along coming Bus Rapid Transit routes, but including many properties in historic districts.
-Wisconsin State Journal
The City Council relaxes single-family restrictions in historic districts near bus routes, allowing duplexes that some residents wanted to block.
-The Cap Times
A new proposal could modernize the city’s 1966 definition of ‘family,’ which limits renters in residential districts to only one unrelated roommate.
-The Cap Times
The Madison Plan Commission supports Odana Road development after neighbor pleads in lyrics. The panel also approved 483 units on Portage Road.
-The Cap Times
Meanwhile, Madison City Council OKs housing plan for St. John's, allowing 10-story building with 130 units.
-The Cap Times