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Newsletters

Downtown Plan Newsletter #8
Downtown Plan Newsletter #7
Downtown Plan Newsletter #7 (formatted to print at 8.5x11)
Downtown Plan Newsletter #6

Downtown Plan Newsletter #5
Downtown Plan Newsletter #4
Downtown Plan Newsletter #3
Downtown Plan Newsletter #2

Downtown Plan Newsletter #1

Public Meeting #5 and Open House Input (September and October 2010)

Fall 2010 Public Meetings
Submitted Comments

Public Meeting #3 Input (April 2009)

Posted below are the cumulative comments collected from the maps used in small group discussions at the April 15, 2009, Downtown Plan meeting. Click here to view the original maps.

Areas of Emphasis Concept Plan Board
Areas of Emphasis Illustration Board
Character Areas Board
Conceptual Pattern of Building Heights Board
Key Connections and Linkages:Potential Enhancements Board

Presentations

September 23, 2010, Public Meeting PowerPoint
April 15, 2009, Public Meeting PowerPoint Presentation
November 05, 2008, Public Meeting PowerPoint Presentation

Meeting Window #2 - General Approaches

Culture/Entertainment/Recreation
Approach A: Districts
Approach B: Expanding Recreational Opportunities
Comment on Culture/Entertainment/Recreation Approaches

Downtown Living
Approach A: Residential Corridors
Approach B: Commuter Rail Mixed-Use Areas
Approach C: Higher Density Residential Ring and Boulevards
Comment on Downtown Living Approaches

Downtown Working
Approach A: Expanded, Holistic Downtown as Economic Attractor
Approach B: Locations for Basic Employment Growth
Approach C: A More-Complete Retail Environment
Comment on Downtown Working Approaches

Moving Around
Approach A: Transportation Efficiency To, From and Through
Approach B: Transportation Circulation Around Downtown
Comment on Moving Around Approaches

Sense of Place(s)
Approach A: Gateways and Avenues
Approach B: Neighborhoods and Districts
Approach C: Public Spaces / Civic Buildings
Comment on Sense of Place(s) Approaches

Work of Local Design Professionals from November 05, 2008, Meeting can be viewed at the Downtown Plan Public Information Office.

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Meeting #2 - What Are the Possibilities?
Visitors & Tourists
Recreation, Culture & Entertainment
Moving Around
Downtown Working & Business
Downtown Living
Sense of Place(s)

Meeting #1 - Kickoff
April 09, 2008

Documents

Overview and Draft Recommendations Booklet (from September 23, 2010, Public Meeting)

West Mifflin Area Alternatives - August 30, 2010

Mifflin St - West Washington Ave Discussion Notes - February 12, 2010
Materials for Plan Commission Work Session
- February 01, 2010
Major Issues for Plan Commission
- November 06, 2009
Public Meeting #3 Results
Planning Glossary
Downtown Plan Kickoff Meeting Vision Exercise Results
Downtown Plan Kickoff Meeting Public Comments and Recommendations

Background Information Brochure

Maps

Character Areas Description Handout
Areas of Emphasis Concept Plan Board
Areas of Emphasis Illustration Board
Character Areas Board
Conceptual Pattern of Building Heights Board
Key Connections and Linkages: Potential Enhancements Board
Preliminary Character Districts Maps
Entertainment & Culture
Generalized Land Use
Parks & Open Space
Street Classification
Transit, Bicycle Routes & Parking

Draft Recommendation Maps (from September 23, 2010, Public Meeting)

Connections and Linkages
Employment and Retail Locations
Generalized Future Land Use
Historic Districts and Landmarks
Maximum Building Heights
Neighborhoods & Districts
Parcel Analysis
Parks and Open Space
Primary Arts/Culture/Entertainment Destinations
Streetscape Typology
Triangle Blocks and Flatiron Corners
Views and Vistas

Draft Recommendation Illustrations (from September 23, 2010, Public Meeting)
A Model of Sustainability
Brittingham North Shore
Broom Street Gateway
John Nolen Drive Corridor
Lake Mendota Path
Langdon Mid-Block Pedestrian Walkway
Law Park
Mifflin Area
New Neighborhood Park
New Transportation Center Area
Outer Loop
Triangle Blocks and Flatiron Corners
West Rail Corridor
Volunteer Downtown Design Professionals Workgroup

Video

Downtown Plan Kickoff Meeting

Related Plans, Reports & Misc.

City of Madison Comprehensive Plan (2006)
Downtown Advisory Report (2004)
Transport 2020 (2003)
State Street Design Project Plan (2002)
Downtown Design Zones (2001)
State Street Strategic Plan (1999)
Downtown Historic Preservation Plan (1998)
The Historic Resources of Downtown Madison (1998)
Isthmus 2020 Committee Report (1998)
Bassett Neighborhood Master Plan (1997)
First Settlement Neighborhood Plan (1995)
Downtown 2000 (1989)
Urban Design Guidelines for Downtown Madison (1985)
Downtown - Proposals for Central Madison (1970)

Links

DMI's Downtown Design Professionals Report
University of Wisconsin Campus Master Plan
Downtown Madison Market Analysis 2007