One of the first impressions many visitors to Madison receive is the view of the capital across Lake Monona from John Nolen Drive. Now, a coalition of city and private […]
Monona Waterfront Makeover – You Decide!
To commuters, this stretch of waterfront along John Nolen Drive between Olin Park and Willy Street is a daily companion during the drive to and from work. To pedestrians, the waterfront is a place to run, bike, and gaze across the water to the lights of downtown in the distance. But three design teams are hoping to transform this 1.7 mile stretch of lakeshore that marks one of Madison’s first impressions on visitors.
One Man’s Dream of a Downtown Lakefront Park
(WORT) — Noted Madison Architect Kenton Peters lives in a condo overlooking John Nolen Drive. For 40 years, he’s tried to convince the city to build a park on top of the busy thoroughfare right outside his window but will Madison ever be on board with his plan?