Madison.com: Relax, people, the Terrace will be even better
Published by: Wisconsin State Journal editorial
Published on: 9/13/15
"They’re going to ruin the Memorial Union Terrace.
They’ll pave it all with concrete.
It won’t be a friendly or usable space.
Ted Crabb heard those complaints and more when he helped create what today is Madison and UW-Madison’s most beloved spot.
Crabb was director of the Memorial Union in the 1980s, playing a key role in expanding and improving the campus Terrace along Lake Mendota. Much of the area was grass that wouldn’t grow because too many people walked and sat on it..."