Posts Tagged "redevelopment"

Altoona community members invited to give input on a ‘vision for the future’

Posted by on Aug 2, 2021

Altoona community members invited to give input on a ‘vision for the future’

ALTOONA, WISC. – One local community is asking people to take part in developing a vision for the future. The workshop will discuss different mapping aspects in Altoona such as new residential areas, redevelopment, new bike trails, and more. Come take part in developing the community’s vision for the future by participating in an interactive survey and workshop hosted by the City of Altoona and their planning consultant, Vandewalle & Associates. WORKSHOP: AUGUST 5, 2021, from 6:30 to 8:30 PM Via ZOOM SURVEY: OPEN JULY 15 to AUGUST 9 For additional information on the event or any...

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Oscar Mayer Special Area Plan Process Looks at Options

Posted by on Aug 7, 2020

MADISON, WISC. (Excerpts from Madison.com) – Vandewalle & Associates has been working with the City and neighborhoods to develop a reuse plan for the abandoned Oscar Mayer plant and revitalize the surrnounding northside.  Over eight months of community outreach, residents on the North and East side have expressed broad support for revitalizing the region. But many say the Oscar Mayer Special Area Plan would bring too much traffic and housing density to the neighborhood and result in the loss of key open space. And they oppose plans to locate a Metro Transit bus garage on the...

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Verona selects Steve Brown proposal for Sugar Creek site

Posted by on Jun 25, 2020

Verona selects Steve Brown proposal for Sugar Creek site

VERONA, WISC. For the third time this month, City Alders discussed proposals for a 12-acre site south of West Verona Avenue, which includes the City’s historic, original graded school. In the final discussion–while a public pool had been a popular concept within the community–it was determined this site would not be the best location for a pool and required parking, and that the community placed a high priority on the retail space in the Steve Brown plan which could help connect disjointed shopping areas in the city’s core. The winning plan’s higher proportion of...

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As Alliant Plant closure impacts City funds, redevelopment aims to rebuild

Posted by on Jun 8, 2020

As Alliant Plant closure impacts City funds, redevelopment aims to rebuild

The City has retained Vandewalle & Associates to conduct the first stages in redevelopment planning including inviting input from the community as to what they would like to see on the lakefront site. Vandewalle has already worked in the City of Sheboygan on the iconic Harbor Centre Marina, South Pier District and FreshTech redevelopments/

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V&A works with East Dundee on Caterpillar site eligibility for TIF

Posted by on Jun 3, 2020

V&A works with East Dundee on Caterpillar site eligibility for TIF

VILLAGE OF EAST DUNDEE, ILLINOIS (with excerpts from chicagotribune.com) – The Village of East Dundee is to the be the location for a new $15 million Caterpillar service/repair center. The Village intends to provide $2 million in tax incentives to advance the project. Village officials are working with Vandewalle and Associates on the eligibility study that will determine whether the property should be added to existing TIF districts or a new TIF district should be created. “We’re focusing on amending the existing TIF district because we’re not actively looking to increase...

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