The Madison Park Commission approved a master plan Wednesday for a popular Downtown park that included a reworked parking arrangement to appeal to some area residents who have opposed the addition of a parking lot.
Plans for a major renovation of the Dane County Jail could see significant changes after the county learned it could cost up to $150 million to build an addition next to the downtown Public Safety Building.
To be sure, Paul Mathews doesn't want the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts to be permanently designated as historic. Mathews, Marcus Center president and chief executive officer, says that isn't appropriate for a 50-year-old building that went through substantial changes in the 1990s.
A developer's hopes to repurpose the former Olympia Resort & Conference Center in the city of Oconomowoc is nearing its final hurdle. Plan commissioners unanimously approved a trio of requests by Wangard Partners on Wednesday, Feb. 13, that pertain to a
plan to convert the ex-hotel into apartments.