Saturday, April 25, 2015

Has Paul Soglin been listening to 'The Best of Bobby Goldsboro'?

“We have a dangerous situation,” Soglin said in an interview. “What am I going to do when some child playing on the Square or State Street picks up a needle and is infected? This is about health, safety and crime.”

Flashback to July 22, 1990, and this excerpt from "State Street -- a road less traveled," an article in the Wisconsin State Journal.
The State Street championed by then-and-now Mayor Paul Soglin achieved one goal:  to transform a deteriorating, congested shopping district into a distinctive, culturally vibrant area of shops, sidewalk cafes, street musicians and horse-drawn surreys.

Related post:
UPDATE:  State Street stalwarts, 6 years later.  (2/1/2015)

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