Posts Tagged "urban planning"

Eau Claire approves plans for Cannery District redevelopment

Posted by on Jan 22, 2020 in News | 0 comments

Eau Claire approves plans for Cannery District redevelopment

EAU CLAIRE, WISC. (excerpts from volumeone.org) – Eau Claire is moving forward with a new development in its Cannery District, located on the west side of the Chippewa River in downtown Eau Claire. In late December, the city’s Redevelopment Authority approved a new redevelopment plan for the neighborhood, which is composed primarily of former industrial properties between East Madison Street and the High Bridge.  The plan, which was created by Madison-based Vandewalle & Associates, includes detailed renderings of what the roughly 41-acre neighborhood could look like in the...

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Public gets a preview of Comprehensive Plan for Jefferson

Posted by on Nov 22, 2019 in News | 0 comments

Public gets a preview of Comprehensive Plan for Jefferson

JEFFERSON, WISC. (Excerpts from dailyunion.com) – On Nov. 19, members of the public had an opportunity to learn more about the proposed City of Jefferson Comprehensive Plan that emphasizes, among other concepts, strengthening of economic development. For the past six months, Jefferson residents and officials, along with staff from the engineering firm of Vandewalle and Associates, have been working to update the Jefferson Comprehensive Plan. The open house was the latest step in a series of public-participation events. As part of the process, the City conducted a community workshop in...

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Ottumwa Legacy Foundation explores “Electric Park” concept

Posted by on Nov 13, 2019 in News | 0 comments

Ottumwa Legacy Foundation explores “Electric Park” concept

OTTUMWA, IOWA (excerpts from kyoutv.com) – What should the city of Ottumwa do, if anything, to enhance its footprint along the Des Moines River? The Legacy Foundation has been looking at ways that a change might bring real benefits. The city-owned hydro-power dam and the power plant on the Des Moines River are key features in one of the four opportunities that were identified in an analysis done by Vandewalle & Associates for the riverfront.  Ottumwa residents came together in late Oct. to discuss a concept known as the ‘Electric Park Venue’. The park would be located...

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V&A announces Scott Harrington as Interim Director of Milwaukee Office

Posted by on Oct 22, 2019 in News | 0 comments

V&A announces Scott Harrington as Interim Director of Milwaukee Office

Changes and new faces in the Milwaukee Office. Our capable and hard-working Milwaukee-based team is being joined in its work serving southeast Wisconsin by Scott Harrington AICP, V&A Principal Planner/Redevelopment. Scott replaces Jolena Presti as team leader for the Milwaukee Office, becoming Interim Managing Director. Scott has over 30 years of experience working in long-range planning and redevelopment all over the country—from Florida to Illinois; North Carolina to Colorado. In his past 15 years with Vandewalle & Associates, he has...

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How to Be a Wizard of OZ: Making the Most of Your Opportunity Zone

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

How to Be a Wizard of OZ: Making the Most of Your Opportunity Zone

EAU CLAIRE, WISCONSIN — On October 4, 2019 Scott Harrington AICP, V&A Principal/Redevelopment donned one of his many hats to lead a presentation on Opportunity Zone optimization at the APA Upper Midwest Conference in Eau Claire. Opportunity Zones are relatively new tools for economic development that can help attract transformational investment into low-income census tracts where it is needed most. (Click here for more Opportunity Zone information on our OZ page.) For the presentation, Scott organized a panel consisting of Gordon Crow, the Executive Director of Centergy,...

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