Announcing Woodlands Park: Ghost Landscape

Woodlands Park Placemaking project to mark Stelco strike’s 75th anniversary July 15, 2021 Hamilton, ON — In partnership with the Barton Village BIA, the Ghost Landscape project team is pleased to announce a new Placemaking project, funded by the City of Hamilton and coming soon to Woodlands Park. Entitled Woodlands Park: Ghost Landscape, and sponsored…

More good news for housing and heritage

Front page of today’s Hamilton Spectator: Tal Dehtiar, the new owner of the Church of St. Thomas, is converting the 150-year-old church into 19 apartments. Congratulations to Mr. Dehtiar! This shows what is possible: taking a modern approach that supports both housing and heritage in Hamilton. (And in a climate emergency, we can’t afford to…

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…