Archive for July, 2012

Progress Report | Q II 2012

Below is a brief progress report focused on significant project accomplishments for the period April 2012 through June 2012 – QII of our startup year. Financial During this period, we raised an additional $26,000 earmarked for Year I deliverables (Video Case Studies | Speaker... More

Education Moves Forward

We’re moving forward with the next component of a comprehensive effort to regenerate the built and natural environments in our downtown and adjacent neighbourhoods. Work has begun on customized education and training resources designed to help advance best practices in urban renewal in Hamilton....

CUI Downtowns Study

The Canadian Urban Institute (CUI) – a Toronto-based not for profit organization seeking a world of thriving urban regions – is carrying out one of the most significant reviews of Canadian downtowns to date. Earlier this year, CUI released the first in a set of studies... More

Adrian Duyzer on Two Way Streets

Adrian Duyzer, a Hamilton-based software developer, entrepreneur, writer and engaged citizen, spoke on the topic of two way street conversions at the Rotary Club of Hamilton on June 7, 2012. His thesis: balanced two way streets coupled with complementary public amenities can contribute to... More

Cities for People Podcast

Below is a recording of Dieter Grau speaking at Cities for People, an urban design talk hosted by Renew Hamilton and held at Hamilton City Hall on June 13, 2012.  Dieter Grau is a partner with Atelier Dreiseitl, a world renowned design firm specializing in... More