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Walkable main street filled with heritage buildings a blueprint for vibrancy

In 2004, the hit TV drama The West Wing came to shoot scenes for a couple of upcoming episodes in the Town of Dundas. The producers chose the...
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King William Performing Arts District Plan

A vision is in place to turn part of King William Street into a performing arts district. It’s being led by Theatre Aquarius, which...
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Downtown development is good for all taxpayers

Density gets a bad rap these days. It’s often thought of as a dirty word, evoking images of monolithic highrise office towers or apartment...
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City’s history of vibrant urban planning still shines in suburb

Hamilton has a proud history of urban innovation with a lot of “firsts” over the years. In 1877, the first commercial telephone...
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Eight Principles for Redeveloping Stelco

With the future of U.S. Steel Canada’s assets settled, it’s time to talk about the redevelopment of land that will no longer be used...
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Say hello to Hamiltonism

As progressive urbanists continue to push Hamilton toward a more economically vibrant and resilient future, they can take inspiration fr...
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