New UPRC proposals for St. Giles

The conversation about the fate of St. Giles continues in this weekend’s Spectator. On behalf of the Friends of St. Giles, I spoke with Teviah Moro for his story about new UPRC proposals to redevelop the site where St. Giles Church is located (85 Holton Ave. S). Stay tuned for more detailed commentary and response…

Good news for housing and heritage

Front page of today’s Hamilton Spectator: Wentworth Baptist is teaming up with Indwell to save its century-old church and build 40 affordable-housing units. Congratulations to the developer and congregation! This shows what is possible: supporting both housing and heritage in Hamilton. Like St. Giles, Wentworth Baptist is in Ward 3’s Gibson neighbourhood. From Teviah Moro’s…

An update from the Friends of St. Giles

An update from The Friends of St. Giles Sent to Mayor Eisenberger and Hamilton City Council April 13th, 2021 Dear Mayor Eisenberger and Hamilton City Council, Yesterday morning [April 12th], as a requested follow-up to last week’s Hamilton Planning Committee meeting, the Friends of St. Giles met virtually with Ward 3 councillor Nrinder Nann. At…

In the Press: Deciding the Fate of St. Giles

It’s been a busy week in the community effort to #SaveStGiles! In this week’s latest media updates about the historic St. Giles church: The Bay Observer and Spectator cover Tuesday’s dramatic Planning Committee meeting St. Giles is featured on the six o’clock news on CHCH — plus an important correction A Spectator weekend editorial +…

Local artists rally to #SaveStGiles

In today’s updates: a documentary in support of St. Giles, the church immortalized in art, and St. Giles is on TV! Short documentary to help #SaveStGiles When Hamilton icon Kathy Renwald visited St. Giles for her story about efforts to save Stewart & Witton’s Neo-Gothic church at Main and Holton, she ran into Friends of…