NO NEW STADIUM
 

No new stadium

No lights. No amplified sound.


Edgewood High School is proposing to build a 1,000-seat stadium on the site of their practice field and install amplified sound and 80' tall lights to host night games. The Dudgeon Monroe Neighborhood Association has opposed the project while noting a history of support for other Edgewood projects in recent years. Bordered by Monroe and Woodrow Streets the field is a mere 65 feet away from the nearest residential property.

Edgewood High School is not playing by the rules.

Edgewood High School has scheduled more than 35 competitions on the athletic field this year. Every single one is in violation of the zoning for their property, which states the field is to be used for physical education classes and practices only. Here’s what you can do.

 

The Waunakee High School football stadium has been held up as an example of the technology Edgewood High School plans to use. Noise and light impacts on the neighborhood would be significant in terms of intensity and reach. You can take action to protect Lake Wingra, Madison’s quietest lake, from sky glow and noise pollution. Tell the city to say “No” to the stadium.

Click on the images Above to see and hear for yourself.

Review the data here.

A thing is right when it tends to preserve the integrity, stability and beauty of the biotic community. It is wrong when it tends otherwise.

ALDO LEOPOLD, A Sand County Almanac

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26.7

That’s the percentage of Edgewood High School students that live in the 53711 zip code (Madison and Fitchburg).

1,500

The number of households in the residential and business area along Monroe Street represented by the Dudgeon-Monroe Neighbohood Association.

80

The percentage of respondents opposing the new stadium in 2018.


The time has come for neighbors and No New Stadium to develop their own legal strategy and have an advocate to communicate our legal arguments to the city. Visit the No New Stadium GoFundMe! page to donate.