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The Mission of the Urban Design Commission is to assure the highest quality of design for all public and private projects in the city; protect and improve the general appearance of all buildings, structures, landscaping and open areas in the city; encourage the protection of economic values and proper use of properties; encourage and promote a high quality in the design of new buildings, developments, remodeling and additions so as to maintain and improve the established standards of property values within the city; foster civic pride in the beauty and nobler assets of the city and, in all other ways possible, assure a functionally efficient and visually attractive city in the future.

The Urban Design Commission meets generally twice a month; 4:30 PM; 215 MLKJ Blvd; Rm LL110

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Meeting of July 11, 2012

Episode first aired on 7/11/2012

The Urban Design Commission reviews the newest proposal by the Block 100 Foundation for plans for the 100 block of State Street.
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Meeting of March 7, 2012

Episode first aired on 3/7/2012

The Urban Design Commission meets to consider, among other items, the proposal for the 100 block of State Street; the City's Downtown Plan; and the proposed grocery store in Grandview Commons.
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Meeting of February 15, 2012

Episode first aired on 2/15/2012

The Urban Design Commission meets to consider, among other items, the controversial plan to construct a 58,000 square foot grocery store in Grandview Commons on Madison's far east side.
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Meeting of February 1, 2012

Episode first aired on 2/1/2012

The Urban Design Commission meets to consider the controversial Block 100 Foundation to redevelop the 100 block of State Street.
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Meeting of January 18, 2012

Episode first aired on 1/18/2012

The Urban Design Commission meets to discuss, among other topics, the controversial proposal to build a 58,000 square foot grocery store in Grandview Commons on Madison's far east side.
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Joint Meeting: Urban Design Commission/Landmarks Commission

Episode first aired on 11/14/2011

The Urban Design Commission and the Landmarks Commission meet to discuss the proposal by the Block 100 Foundation to redevelop the 100 block of State Street.
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Meeting of September 22, 2010

Episode first aired on 9/22/2010

The Commission revisited, and ultimately approved, final changes to the Edgewater Hotel project proposal.
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Meeting of March 17, 2010

Episode first aired on 3/17/2010

The Mission of the Urban Design Commission is, among other things, to assure the highest quality of design for all public and private projects in the city; and, in all other ways possible, assure a functionally efficient and visually attractive city in the future. UDC tackled the issue of the proposed Edgewater Hotel project at this meeting.
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Meeting of February 17, 2010

Episode first aired on 3/1/2010

The proposed Edgewater Hotel project.
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Meeting of February 3, 2010

Episode first aired on 2/3/2010

Items discussed at this meeting included building a Super Target in the Hilldale Mall area as well as the possible redevelopment of the Edgewater Hotel.
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Meeting of January 20, 2010

Episode first aired on 1/22/2010

The proposed Edgewater Hotel project
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