Park Towne News & Notes
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Development News for the Week of: 2/2/19 - 2/8/19

HO-CHUNK DETAIL PLANS FOR CULTURAL, ENTERTAINMENT DISTRICT

After years of study, Ho-Chunk Gaming Madison is proposing a major expansion of its casino, a hotel, heritage center, conference center, restaurants and parking garages for its 47.5-acre property on the city's Southeast Side.
- Wisconsin State Journal
 
 
After years of deliberate and intensive planning, come February, Ho-Chunk Gaming Madison will present its plans for a major development to the city. 
-The Cap Times 
 
DULUTH TRADING CO. ADDS TO TRANSFORMATION OF MOUNT HOREB WHILE GEMPLER'S QUIETLY RETURNS

This is a big weekend for red, pointy hats. The Scandahoovian Winter Festival here features broomball, candlelight skiing, frozen turkey bowling, an adult spelling bee and a beard contest. The idea is to celebrate the community's Scandinavian heritage and draw people to the village where wooden trolls line main street and Schubert's Cafe has been whipping up breakfast since 1911.
- Wisconsin State Journal
 
 
Jon Cleveland was looking for office space but wound up with an historic building and a coffee shop with an inquisitive name.
- Wisconsin State Journal
 

Madison's Olin Park on the shoreline of Lake Monona will expand after the City Council on Tuesday approved the purchase of 3.65 acres of land for $5.5 million.
- Wisconsin State Journal


After a nearly yearlong study, the Madison City Council adopted a report outlining broad goals for the former Oscar Mayer site on the city's north side.
-The Cap Times


After cutting ties with its private developing partner on a portion of the Judge Doyle Square project, the city is seeking applications for projects that include apartments for tenants with low- and moderate-income levels.
-The Cap Times 
 
 
A developer is proposing a 59-unit, five-story apartment building on the 600 block of West Wilson Street.
-The Cap Times  
 

Around the State and Points Elsewhere  
 


The next phase of Wauwatosa's Mayfair Collection mixed-use development is ready to proceed, with the city agreeing to pay about $20 million to help finance the project.
-Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
 
 
Two new Menomonee Falls industrial developments, one of them involving a company that's moving from Milwaukee, will receive village financing help under plans that have received preliminary approval.
-Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
 
 
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's downtown buildings could be designated as historic - which would require city approval for any exterior changes. The petition seeking that designation was filed Tuesday with the Historic Preservation Commission by Ald. Robert Bauman.
-Milwaukee Journal Sentinel