Shi sees Madison's East Side as distinct from other parts of the city in terms of its future population growth and demographic diversity.
"Brick and mortar is very focused on making the experience better and unique. It's been bubbling up for a long time."
WS Development's proposal would create a courtyard between Macy's and Sundance Cinema but reduce the retail footprint.
Stone House Development is proposing a 10-story mixed-use building with 200 apartments but no music venue