American Family Insurance`s $55 million Spark building debuts

American Family Insurance is showing off its new Spark building, center, at 821 E. Washington Ave., which houses the StartingBlock Madison entrepreneurial hub and will include its new social impact hub, The American Family Insurance Institute for Corporate and Social Impact. To the right of Spark is the The Sylvee, a concert venue that opened last week.

American Family Insurance says it plans to help solve the Madison area’s social problems — as well as foster entrepreneurship — in its new building, Spark, on the Near East Side.

The Madison-based insurance company is creating The American Family Insurance Institute for Corporate and Social Impact “to strengthen our company while tackling some profound social issues facing our communities, schools and governments,” chairman and CEO Jack Salzwedel said at grand opening ceremonies for Spark on Wednesday...

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Ken Notes: Wow!



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