City of Madison, Wisconsin | Legislative Information Center
Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Bookmark and Share
File #: 62381    Version: 1 Name: Capitol Gateway Corr Plan Amdmt re: 900-block of E Washington Ave
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/25/2020 In control: Planning Division
On agenda: 10/20/2020 Final action: 10/20/2020
Enactment date: 10/26/2020 Enactment #: RES-20-00739
Title: Amending the East Washington Avenue Capitol Gateway Corridor Plan to revise the land use recommendation for the block bounded by East Washington Avenue, South Brearly Street, East Main Street, and South Paterson Street from “Employment” to “Employment/Residential.”
Sponsors: Marsha A. Rummel
Attachments: 1. Amended Plan Map.pdf, 2. Amended Plan Text.pdf, 3. UDC Staff Comments.pdf, 4. Plan Commission Staff Comments.pdf, 5. Link_CU_File_62082
Fiscal Note
No City appropriation is required with the approval of the proposed plan amendment. City costs associated with urban development in this area will be included in future operating and capital budgets subject to Common Council approval.
Title
Amending the East Washington Avenue Capitol Gateway Corridor Plan to revise the land use recommendation for the block bounded by East Washington Avenue, South Brearly Street, East Main Street, and South Paterson Street from “Employment” to “Employment/Residential.”
Body
WHEREAS the East Washington Avenue Capitol Gateway Corridor Plan was adopted by the Madison Common Council on February 5, 2008 as a supplement to the City of Madison Comprehensive Plan to include long term land use and development recommendations for the area bounded by Blair Street, East Mifflin Street, First Street, and East Main Street; and

WHEREAS the City of Madison Comprehensive Plan, adopted by the Madison Common Council on August 7, 2018 recommends Employment Uses for the subject block, and the vast majority of the south side of East Washington Avenue; and

WHEREAS the East Washington Avenue Capitol Gateway Corridor Plan currently recommends “Employment” land uses for this area; and

WHEREAS the subject area recommended for Employment uses includes an existing hotel, an approved 5-story office building, an approved 11-story office building, approved structured parking associated with aforementioned uses, and two other existing buildings to remain for the foreseeable future; and

WHEREAS the property owner has demonstrated a strong commitment to Employment uses on this block, as noted above; and

WHEREAS the property owner has proposed a ten-story mixed use building with 75 residential dwelling units and ground floor commercial space along East Main Street; and

WHEREAS within this broader employment and industrial corridor, the subject site is well-suited as an environment for residential use, as it is across East Main Street fro...

Click here for full text