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Our natural environment is a big plus for the city to define itself as an attractive, healthy, and unique environment.

It surrounds us, but we take it for granted. Our natural environment is often overlooked when discussing our community but you could hardly find...
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Grid layout creates walkable, livable neighbourhoods

While outsiders may look around in bewilderment when Hamiltonians refer to “the Mountain,” we know exactly where it is. The area atop...
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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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