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Lakefront Porch at Crowley Station – YouTube Podcast

  Our neighbors in the First Settlement District of Capitol Neighborhoods wanted to share a really fun discussion with Jason Ilstrup of Downtown Madison (DMI) interviewing Emily DeVore who is leading the exciting Lakefront Porch project. With the Rubin property development and the Cardinal Bar revival both also happening nearby, the Lakefront Porch will be […]

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District 2 Alder Debate March 15 at 7PM on Zoom!

Capitol Neighborhoods and Tenney-Lapham Neighborhood are both excited for this upcoming Monday’s District 2 Alder debate! The event will take place on March 15 at 7PM on Zoom. Please find the Zoom information for the event, including telephone call-in information, listed below. There is still time to submit your own possible question by emailing it to d2debatequestions@capitolneighborhoods.org! […]

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First Settlement / Crowley Station Project

The First Settlement District of Capitol Neighborhoods Inc. is brainstorming new improvements for one of the few outdoor public spaces in the neighborhood – Crowley Station platform. The improvements made to the space will be funded in part by the City of Madison Neighborhood Grant Program. Crowley Station is a two-tiered concrete platform above Madison […]

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New Email System Coming Soon!

If you’re interested in joining the Capitol Neighborhoods email system for our weekly (and sometimes daily) updates on activities and projects going on downtown, please send an email along to Eli Judge at President@CapitolNeighborhoods.org and we will happily get you signed up! We will soon be replacing our older email system with a brand new […]

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You’re invited to the Capitol Neighborhoods, Inc. Holiday Party 2018!

Please join us! Capitol Neighborhoods, Inc. invites all neighborhood residents and guests to CNI’s Holiday Party 2018! Enjoy complimentary hors d’oeuvres, a cash bar, mingling with your fellow neighbors, and holiday cheer. Thursday, December 13th, 6:00-9:00 p.m. The Rigby, 119 East Main Street (second floor) For more information that you can share with family and […]

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Bassett Neighborhood: The Barracuda

By Jonathan Cooper, Chair of the Bassett Neighborhood Work on the first owner-occupied housing to be constructed in the Bassett neighborhood in well over 10 years will begin soon at 222 South Hamilton St. , across from the Dane County Courthouse.  The existing three-story office building on the site,which dates from the early 1960s, will […]

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Your Neighborhood

CNI is a storied and proud organization, having served the downtown core in one capacity or another since before I was born. Its members have attended countless meetings, altered entire city blocks, and helped to shape, preserve, and improve the city we love. CNI was mightiest and most influential when its members felt like they […]

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Madison’s Historic Preservation Plan

The City of Madison is creating its first ever Historic Preservation Plan. This plan will identify, celebrate and preserve the places that represent our collective histories. In addition, the ordinance standards for Madison’s five local historic districts will be updated. The descriptions and materials related to both of these efforts can be found here: Historic […]

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Capitol Neighborhoods Needs You!

We are fortunate to be living downtown during one of the most successful periods of time for downtown Madison. The downtown is thriving following two significant waves of residential development–the condo boom of the mid-2000s that brought hundreds of new property owners to downtown Madison, and the apartment boom of the past few years, which […]

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