And at first, city officials seemed solidly behind their concept, which would be paired with office space, parking and 100 units of affordable housing. But the Frank brothers were devastated this week when Madison planning staff informed them they do not support the club proposal.
"We're just stunned," Larry Frank tells Isthmus. "We thought we were doing something the city wanted and that was good for the community."
That really sucks. I think they had an opportunity to improve the corridor, but some NIMBY's just weren't gonna have it. From the article, it looks like Frank production had plans for the traffic, but folks just didn't want to listen.