State Street hotel proposal prompts concerns over parking

A proposal for a boutique hotel near the Capitol has unearthed a potential struggle over parking that may end up determining the character of upper State Street.

That’s because the initial plan for the 110-suite, nine-story hotel, which would be located at 122 and 118 State St., does not include on-site parking. Instead, its developers — Ascendant Holdings of Madison and Milwaukee, Madison-based Central Properties and Portland, Oregon-based Provenance Hotels, which specializes in creating unique hotel spaces — hope to lease up to 60 parking spaces from the State Street Capitol Garage, which has 840 spaces...

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Ken Notes: I love this hotel, and it once again shines a bright light on Madison`s need for a new user friendly business transit system. You need to get professionals from the airport to downtown, from downtown to EPIC, and from terrace to terrace, and from Sun to Middle Earth....



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