March 14. 2013 7:15AM

MADISON – Cargo Coffee to anchor East Wash high rise

When Willy Street business leader Lindsey Lee opened a second coffee shop 12 years ago in an abandoned gas station on South Park Street, he vowed never to open a third location, unless an opportunity too good to pass up came along.

That opportunity has apparently arrived.

A Cargo Coffee will anchor the bottom floor of a new high-rise apartment building that many see as the first step in the long discussed but slow to happen rebirth of the blighted East Washington Avenue corridor.

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