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Making Madison more affordable

Posted by on Dec 12, 2021

Making Madison more affordable

Dec. 12, 2021 (EXCERPTS FROM MADISON.COM/WSJ) – In this commentary, the Wisconsin State Journal editorial board describes how the planned Oliv Madison project is working to provide rooms rented at below-market rates for low-income students. Vandewalle & Associates is assisting this work by developer Core Spaces. “This is the kind of creativity and flexibility Madison needs more of to solve its affordable housing crisis. “The Madison City Council on Tuesday approved a student apartment building on State Street that granted the developer two extra floors of height (to 10 stories) in...

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Nearly 500 units proposed for 90 acres south of Fitchburg’s McGaw Park

Posted by on Dec 7, 2021

Nearly 500 units proposed for 90 acres south of Fitchburg’s McGaw Park

FITCHBURG, WISC. Developers have three months to bring forward plans to city More housing could be coming near McGaw Park throughout the next decade. The City of Fitchburg Common Council approved a comprehensive development plan request for a development south of Nobel Drive adjacent to the proposed St. Ambrose Academy site in a meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 9, an early step in the lengthy process of development. The request came from Brian Munson of Vandewalle & Associates, Inc., an agent for Fahey Land, LLC, and Fahey 5370, LLC, which has been working in tandem with Veridian Homes on the...

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Outdoor Ice Skating Opens in Monona

Posted by on Nov 30, 2021

Outdoor Ice Skating Opens in Monona

MONONA, WISC. – Outdoor ice skating in Monona has opened for the season at Grand Crossing Park, 800 W. Broadway. Residents and visitors can enjoy Dane County’s newest ice skating facilities, Monona Bank RiverRink, seven days a week including holidays through Sunday, March 6th. The city rents skates at the park for skaters without their own, and there is a fire pit surrounded by the park’s signature blue and white Adirondack chairs for onlookers and resting skaters. Grand Crossing Park opened two years ago, after the City of Monona worked with Vandewalle & Associates to plan and...

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Rock County purchases Camp property for new County Park

Posted by on Nov 22, 2021

Rock County purchases Camp property for new County Park

ROCK COUNTY, WISC. Rock County has purchased a former Boy Scouts property in Janesville for a new County Park facility. The County’s goal is to preserve the land and open it up for the public to enjoy. The County paid $3.4 million for the 178-acre property, with some of the funds coming from COVID-19 relief funds. Spread over three parcels on the eastern banks of the Rock River, near N. River Road, the Boy Scouts built Camp Indian Trails in 1946 to provide outdoor recreational activities for Boy Scout members in southern Wisconsin. Through the years, the camp expanded to include...

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Viroqua City Council selects downtown Main Street road improvement project

Posted by on Nov 8, 2021

Viroqua City Council selects downtown Main Street road improvement project

VIROQUA, WISC. – The Viroqua City Council approved downtown Main Street Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) grant road project improvements (Decker Street to South Street) at its meeting Oct. 26. The downtown road project improvements focus on pedestrian safety improvements, traffic and circulation, and streetscape and street environment. The Committee of the Whole met Oct. 19 to hear recaps of the virtual public input meetings that were held in May and September and to review and discuss the six alternatives. The project team includes Vandewalle & Associates, Inc., a firm...

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