A New Life for the Old Hanrahan’s Hotel

My op-ed in the weekend edition of The Hamilton Spectator: “There should be a new life for the old Hanrahan’s Hotel.”

With thanks to Diane Gower Dent, Bill Curran, Paul Wilson, Janice Brown, Carol Priamo, Laura Hanrahan, Peter Duffus, Jane Brennan Baker, Patrick Brode, Jason Schubert, Howard Elliott and Aviva Boxer of The Hamilton Spectator, Brianna Bijman and John Granger of the Drake Hotel Properties, Ralph Coram, Jeremy Freiburger of Cobalt Connects, Hamilton Public Library, Local History & Archives, and Vintage Hamilton.

Hanrahan's Hotel artist's sketch by Bill Curran

The Hamilton Spectator (est. 1846) is published by Metroland Media Group, a division of Torstar.

Concept drawing: Bill Curran, Thier + Curran Architects

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