Tenney-Lapham Neighborhood Association's 630 E. Washington Website
(Salvation Army Proposal from 2019)

This new version of the proposed redevelopment includes demolishing the current Salvation Army building and the construction of a 4- to 5-story building to replace the current shelter. The intent is to continue and expand the current services which are being provided at this site including overnight shelters for single women and families, and medical/dental services, as well as other social services and offices. The upper floors of the shelter structure would include transitional supportive housing units for non-shelter clients who can afford to pay nominal rent. A seperate 1- or 2-story building would contain a gym/all-purpose/worship space.

The proposal includes adjacent parcels at 648 E. Washington (a used car lot), a building at 12 N. Blount St, and a parking lot at 655 E. Mifflin. The redevelopment would also include be a 3-story apartment project comprised of affordable and market rate units, with most expected to be for residents with income lower than the Dane County Median Income. They will be applying for WHEDA tax credits to help construct the apartment component and are expected to seek funding from the City's Affordable Housing Trust Fund. There could be underground and surface parking areas, but details are TBD.

The TLNA steering committee process has been completed; slides, meeting notes, and the TLNA's requested conditions are included in links below. The Salvation Army has applied for WHEDA funding and the application is pending. The City's Urban Design Council has reviewed and approved the plans (10/16/19). The City Plan Commission will consider the proposal at a public meeting on Nov. 11, 2019, where public testimony will be welcomed - see below for details.

If all approvals and funding are obtained, the project would likely not begin construction until later in 2020. The TLNA Steering Committee information is below.






Renderings and Developer Materials:

TLNA Materials:



Questions or comments? Contact TLNA's Development Chair Meghan Conlin at mjconlin at gmail.com

Last updated 25 Oct 2019