Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Say goodbye to the Essen Haus

Photos by Retiring Guy

Developer proposes major mixed-use project for Essen Haus site in downtown Madison.  (Capital Times, 3/25/2019)
After several unsuccessful attempts to redevelop the aging Essen Haus German restaurant, along with the surrounding properties on East Wilson Street, a new developer is proposing a mixed-use development with about 250 apartments on the downtown Madison site.

Developer downsizes initial plans for Essen Haus block after neighborhood, city feedback.  (Capital Tiems, 4/24/2019)
Vernacular architecture?  The plans were altered to save four houses on South Blair Street. Lance McGrath, owner of the McGrath Property Group, confirmed in an email that demolishing those houses is no longer on the table.

No comments: