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Richard, George (ed.) / Wisconsin alumnus
Volume 58, Number 8 (Dec. 15, 1956)

Wisconsin Alumni Association officers and directors,   p. 34

Page 34

     Campus Parking
     (Continued from page 15)
have requested the Madison city park-
ing authority to consider erecting a mul-
ti-story parking garage near the campus,
with the understanding that the Univer-
sity will guarantee use of some of the
space. (The UW presently can't itself
build such a structure, even through
its building corporation, because of re-
strictive legislation-and the Regents
want to change the statutes so that such
a building will be allowed.)
   Another Union proposal deals with
a highly-controversial project involving
filling and landscaping on the Lake
Mendota shoreline west of Park Street.
The 1953 Legislature authorized such
a project, which would provide extra
parking very close to the Union, but
conservation and other groups succeeded
in getting the 1955 Legislature to re-
peal this authorization. The Union trus-
tees have asked the Regents to press for
another authorizing bill.
   Various other proposals aimed    at
alleviating different phases of the cam-
pus traffic problem have come. up, but
most are presently considered too expen-
sive, or otherwise too impractical. Here
are a few of them:
   * Complete prohibition of motor ve-
     hicles on campus, other than serv-
     ice cars.
   * Rules against certain groups of stu-
     dents, such as freshmen, having
     automobiles in their possession.
   0. Stricter enforcement of the rule
     against student cars on campus be-
     tween 7 a.m. and 5 p.m.
   " Establishment of control stations
     at entrances to the campus, thus
     keeping unauthorized vehicles out.
   * Building parking areas in every
     available location, disregarding
     beauty of the campus (as many as
     12,000 spaces could be provided).
   " Tunnelling under the lower cam-
     pus, or under Bascom Hill, to al-
     low underground parking (more
     than twice as expensive as multi-
     level surface parking),
   * Further increasing parking fees on
   None of these proposals can      be
counted completely out-except perhaps
the further building of lots on the
campus-since the growing pressure for
more parking is almost a certainty as
University population grows and serv-
ices increase.
   Another certainty is this: any method
of providing new parking space will re-
quire spending large sums of money,
either for capital improvements or po-
licing. (If near-campus parking lots
were to be -made self-supporting, an-
nual parking revenues from each space
would have to be from $75 to $135 or
more, depending on land costs.)
   Almost surely "in view of the urgent.
needs of the University for both capital
and operating funds for other pur-
poses," the campus planning commis-
sion pointed out, "there is little likeli-
hood of obtaining state appropriations
for the development of additional park-
ing facilities."
   And these final facts pretty well sum
up the parking dilemma. There's noth-
ing wrong that a lot of dollars wouldn't
fix up.
   But who is going to pay.?
   Chairman of the Board: Gordon R. Walker, '26, Walker Forge, Inc.,
       2000 17th St., Racine.
   President: Lawrence J. Fitzpatrick, '38, J. J. Fitzpatrick, Lumber Co.,
       5001 University Ave., Madison 5.
   First Vice President: Dr. John A. Keenan, '30, Standard Packaging
       Corp., 551 Fifth Ave., New York City.
   Second Vice President: Sam Ogle, '20, Schusters, Inc., Milwaukee.
   Treasurer: Russell A. Teckemeyer, '18, 1 S. Pinckney St., Madison 3.
   Secretary: Mrs. Robert D. Johns, '41, 1514 King, La Crosse.
   Executive Director: John Berge, Memorial Union, Madison 6.
                   DIRECTORS AT LARGE
   Harris G. Allen, '23, Milton Junction; Don Anderson, '25, Wisconsin
   State Journal, Madison 3; Dr. Norman 0. Becker, '40, 104 S. Main,
   Fond du Lac; Martin Below, '24, Electro-Matic Engraving Co., 10 W.
   Kinzie, Chicago; M. Frank Brobst, '22, 1370 Argyle, Windsor, Ontario;
   Gordon Connor, '29, PO Box 810, Wausau; Mrs. Walter S. Craig, '20,
   117 S. Division, Janesville; John L. Davis, '43, Hughes, Anderson &
   Davis, 1228 Tower Ave., Superior; Dean Conrad A. Elvehiem, '23,
   Bascom Hall, UW, Madison 6; Mrs. Carroll A. Heft, '24, 3040
   Michigan Boulevard, Racine; John G. Jamieson, '38, 119 Monona
   Ave., Madison 3; Walter H. Keyes, '45, 123 N. 3d, Sturgeon Bay;
   Lloyd Larson, '27, The Milwaukee Sentinel, Milwaukee; Katherine
   McCaul, '25, Tomah; Charles 0. Newlin, '37, Continental Ill. Natl.
   Bank & Trust Co., 231 S. La Salle, Chicago; James D. Peterson, '18,
   135 S. La Salle, Chicago; Maxine F. Plate, '35, Ambrosia Chocolate
   Co., 1109 5th St., Milwaukee; George S. Robbins, '40, Chamber of
   Commerce, Marinette; Mrs. John A. Schindler, '28, 532 22nd Ave.,
   Monroe; Mrs. Silas Spengler, '19, 342 Park, Menasha; Mrs. L. J.
   Walker, '30, 179 E. Huron, Berlin; Howard W. Weiss, '39, 942 N.
   Jackson. Milwaukee; John C. Wickhem, '43, 19 E. Milwaukee,
                   PAST PRESIDENTS
Charles B. Rogers, '93, 95 N. Main, Fort Atkinson; John S. Lord,
"04, 135 S. La Salle, Chicago 3; Charles L. Byron, '08, 38 S. Dearborn,
Chicago 3; Earl 0. Vits, '14, 635 N. 7th, Manitowoc; Harry A. Bullis,
'17, Chairman of the Board, General Mills, Inc., 400 2nd Ave. S.,
Minneapolis; Howard I. Potter, '16, Marsh & McLennan, 231 S.
La Salle, Chicago; Howard T. Greene, '15, Brook Hill Farm, Genesee
Depot; Albert J. Goedjen, '07, 350 Bryan St., R. ;6, Green Bay;
Clayton F. Van Pelt, '18, Fred Rueping Leather Co., Fond du Lac;
Philip H. Falk, '21, Supt. of Schools, 351 W. Wilson, Madison 3;
William D. Hoard, Jr., '21, W. D. Hoard & Sons Co., Fort Atkinson;
Joseph A. Cutler, '09, Johnson Service Co., 507 E. Michigan,
Milwaukee; Walter A. Frautschi, '24, Democrat Printing Co., 2211
Fordem Ave., Madison 4; Stanley C. Allyn, '13, Pres., National Cash
Register Co., Dayton, Ohio; John H. Sarles, '23, Knox Reeves Advt.
Inc., 600 1st Natl. Soo Line Bldg., Minneapolis; Thomas E. Britting.
ham, '21, Room 251, Del. Trust Bldg., Wilmington, Del.; Willard
G. Aschenbrener, '21, American Bank & Trust Co., Racine; Warren
P. Knowles, '33, Lt. Governor, State of Wisconsin, Madison, and
New Richmond; R. T. Johnstone, '26, Marsh & McLennan, 1300
Natl. Bank Bldg., Detroit, Mich.
Class of 1954: Mrs. Byron Barrington, 5522A   S. Ellis Ave.,
    Chicago 37.
Class of 1955: Mrs. Maret Meyer, Memorial Union, Madison.
Class of 1956: Leslie M. Klevay, Jr., 625 Mendota Court, Madison 3.
Fond du Lac: Nathan Manis, '38, Cohodas-Manis Co.; Chicago: Ray-
mond J. Ryan, '22, 35 E. Wacker Dr.; Detroit: Irwin R. Zemon, '50,
220 W. Congress St.; Janesville: Mrs. W. T. Kumlien, '48, 1701 Mil-
waukee Avenue, Janesville; La Crosse: Norman Schulze, '31, 206 Ex-
change Bldg.; Madison: Arlie Mucks, Jr., '47, Madison Chamber of
Commerce; Milwaukee: Charles M. Lister, '26, 3048 W. Galena St.;
Minneapolis: Roger C. Taylor, '41, N. W. Mutual Life Ins. Co.; New
York City: Tom Tredwell, '23, Architectural Record, 119 W. 40th;
Northern California: Mrs. Gordon Murray, '31, 1475 Chestnut, San
Francisco; Oshkosh: Clifford W. Bunks, '50, Wisconsin National Life
Insurance Co.; Racine: Willard R. Melvin, '47, 1907 N. Green Bay
Road; Sheboygan County: William R. Sachse, '50, 607 North 8th St.,
Sheboygan; Southern California: Emil Breitkreutz, '05, 1404 Wilson
Ave., San Marino 9; Washington, D. C.: George E. Worthington, '10,
501 N. Oxford St., Arlington 3, Va.; Waukesha County: Joseph
O'Connell, 32, 210 N. Grand Ave., Waukesha; Eau Claire: Dr. D. M.
Willison, 107 Park Place.
                     Wisconsin Alumnus, December, 1956

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