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Fort Atkinson updates and adopts Comprehensive Plan

Posted by on Apr 4, 2019 in News | 0 comments

Fort Atkinson updates and adopts Comprehensive Plan

FORT ATKINSON, WISC. The City of Fort Atkinson Common Council and Plan Commission held a joint meeting and public hearing on Tuesday, March 5 to gather public input on the Draft City of Fort Atkinson Comprehensive Plan–an update to the City’s existing 2008 Comprehensive Plan and a blueprint for the short-range and long-range growth, redevelopment and preservation of the City. Vandewalle & Associates team members Dan Johns and Ben Rohr presented the changes made to the Plan including issues and identified opportunities, data trends, maps, and an implementation matrix. The...

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New Discovery Garden Park open in McFarland

Posted by on Apr 4, 2019 in News | 0 comments

New Discovery Garden Park open in McFarland

Adjacent to the E.D. Locke Public Library, McFarland has a newly reimagined park space designed to spark kids' creativity and inspire interaction with textures, sounds and multi-sensory activities. Designed by Vandewalle & Associates' design team, the park is now open to the public.

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Watch the latest drone video of the Monona Riverfront project

Posted by on Apr 1, 2019 in News | 0 comments

Watch the latest drone video of the Monona Riverfront project

MONONA, WISC: Check out the construction progress on “The Current,” on the site of Monona’s largest mixed-use redevelopment project at W. Broadway and Bridge Road. 

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City of Jefferson awarded $250,000 CDI Grant from WEDC

Posted by on Mar 18, 2019 in News | 0 comments

City of Jefferson awarded $250,000 CDI Grant from WEDC

The City of Jefferson has been awarded a $250,000 CDI Grant from WEDC. The grant will help Gorman Company’s construction of the Candise Street Lofts--a redevelopment project that is a key part of the Downtown and Economic Recovery Plans that Vandewalle has worked on over the last several years.

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Waterloo begins next phase of improvements on Highway 63

Posted by on Mar 4, 2019 in News | 0 comments

Waterloo begins next phase of improvements on Highway 63

"The new Highway 63 design has made pedestrian safety improvements that allowed for connections and accessibility from John Deere Waterloo Works and the TechWorks campus to downtown businesses, residential and entertainment,” said Marta Purdy, of Vandewalle and Associates, a downtown planning consultant.

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Watch the latest drone video of Monona’s riverfront project, “The Current”

Posted by on Mar 1, 2019 in News | 0 comments

Watch the latest drone video of Monona’s riverfront project, “The Current”

MONONA, WISC: The Galway Companies have shared their latest video of the City of Monona’s riverfront redevelopment project, which was planned by Vandewalle & Associates. Watch the video here. 

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2019 is a big year for the Oscar Mayer site

Posted by on Mar 1, 2019 in News | 0 comments

2019 is a big year for the Oscar Mayer site

The opportunity to reposition the 72-acre former Oscar Mayer site and the surrounding area for the next 100 years is "one of the more important economic development projects that Madison will undertake." Several different development opportunities have been identified as part of the city’s Strategic Assessment Report (prepared for the City with the help of Vandewalle & Associates).

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Janesville Town Square earns 2019 Wisconsin Chapter APWA Project of the Year

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Janesville Town Square earns 2019 Wisconsin Chapter APWA Project of the Year

JANESVILLE, WISC: The Wisconsin Chapter APWA (American Public Works Association)  announced this week that the Janesville Town Square project will be receiving the 2019 Project of the Year at the Spring Conference being held on May 9th, 2019. The selection committee has also forwarded the project to the National level for consideration of a National Project of the Year award. Vandewalle & Associates developed the conceptual design and worked with Strand Associates Engineers to implement this project, which reworked Janesville’s downtown riverfront from former parking lot into...

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Carrollton Square Initiative travels to Mt. Horeb, Wisconsin to see redevelopment in action

Posted by on Feb 25, 2019 in News | 0 comments

Carrollton Square Initiative travels to Mt. Horeb, Wisconsin to see redevelopment in action

CARROLLTON, ILL. to MT. HOREB, WISC. (WITH EXCERPTS FROM THE GREENE PRAIRIE PRESS): Several members of the newly formed group, the Carrollton Square Initiative, traveled to Mt. Horeb Wisconsin for two days at the end of January to see first-hand how a small town can be revitalized.  Mt. Horeb itself is a community that has engaged Vandewalle & Associates, the consulting firm the CSI is considering to handle the redevelopment of the Carrollton Square district in Carrollton, Illinois. The firm came recommended by one of the board members who had worked with them in the...

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Renovated new event center in Mount Horeb offers additional opportunities on first floor

Posted by on Feb 21, 2019 in News | 0 comments

Renovated new event center in Mount Horeb offers additional opportunities on first floor

A former farm implement building is coming back to life as another example of redevelopment and growth in downtown Mount Horeb. Vandewalle & Associates has been assisting the city with the downtown planing and economic development. “We’re really trying to build momentum and change things in downtown Mount Horeb, and this was an opportunity to get involved in a deeper way,” said building Owner Steve Grundahl. 

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