Posts Tagged "revitalization"

Courtyard Marriott opens in former Deere Building

Posted by on Dec 22, 2017 in News | 0 comments

Courtyard Marriott opens in former Deere Building

FROM WCFCOURIER.COM: The $43 million 166-room hotel is located at 250 Westfield Ave. For decades, tractor manufacturing was concentrated there before Deere expanded to several facilities around Waterloo-Cedar Falls in the 1970s and early ’80s. Floors in the structure were raised above the original manufacturing floor to allow hotel patrons to take advantage of the picturesque views outside the now-restored windows. One floor of the building will be used by Deere as a conference and training center. The ongoing construction — which includes an upper-level swimming pool, large...

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Jefferson Economic Recovery Plan outlined

Posted by on Dec 1, 2017 in News | 0 comments

Jefferson Economic Recovery Plan outlined

Jolena Presti, principal of the Milwaukee office of Vandewalle & Associates Inc., the city’s longtime planning consultant, went over the Economic Recovery Framework, which gives a general overview of the Economic Recovery Plan.

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Waterloo pedestrian bridge renovation lights up the riverfront

Posted by on Dec 1, 2017 in News | 0 comments

Waterloo pedestrian bridge renovation lights up the riverfront

The walkway and bridge were built around 1974, according to City Engineer Eric Thorson. The walkway’s deteriorated conditions had been a point of criticism over the years, along with vandalism. That has changed. “There’s so much more activity downtown,” Thorson said “Downtown has really come back.”

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Editorial urges Dane County to “think big” about Alliant Energy Center Redevelopment

Posted by on Sep 11, 2017 in News | 0 comments

Editorial urges Dane County to “think big” about Alliant Energy Center Redevelopment

The bold and exciting vision prepared by Vandewalle & Associates will be presented on Monday. This is "arguably the most important redevelopment opportunity in Dane County today," said Heinen. 

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Monona plans biggest redevelopment project in 20 years

Posted by on Aug 17, 2017 in News | 0 comments

Monona plans biggest redevelopment project in 20 years

Monona is getting ready to begin work on the $36 million, 7-1/2 acre Yahara Commons redevelopment, its biggest development in 20 years. Project consultant Vandewalle & Associates have been helping advance and implement the riverfront project that will convert run-down or vacant buildings to a park, shops, restaurants and apartments.

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