My Saturday op-ed on the Connolly and James Street Baptist, the partially demolished former church in downtown Hamilton.
Print: “Checking in on the Connolly,” February 13, 2021, A17 | online: “Hamilton’s infamous church facade: a check-in on the Connolly,” February 12, 2021
With thanks to Paul Wilson, Lucasz Wywrot, John Wilcox of Vitreous Glassworks, Samantha Lem for kg&a, Laura Sears for mcCallumSather, Tim Ritchie, and Howard Elliott. Drew Hauser recollection via David McPherson/The Globe and Mail; Edwin Heathcote via The Financial Times.
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Rendering: mcCallumSather. Spectator video by Scott Gardner.