Archive for August, 2013

Whitehern a People Place

Renew Hamilton enjoyed a noon hour concert today by Celtic harpist and singer Ruth Sutherland in the garden of Whitehern Historic House in downtown Hamilton. It was a free event for people of all ages – dancers and listeners alike. These low-cost activities do... More

Mobility Workshop Recordings

These two audio recordings are from a Sustainable Mobility Workshop held on July 31, 2013 and hosted by the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce and Hamilton HIVE. Chris Murray, city manager for the City of Hamilton, gave a brief introduction to a talk by Don Hull... More

Sept 26 Speaker Series Event

Plans are now well under way for the third installment of our Renew Hamilton speaker series branded Conversations with Christopher Hume and Guests. Titled High Time for Transit, this salon style dinner event will focus on the role that integrated public transit can play in... More

Tactical Urbanism Report

Earlier this year, the Hamilton/Burlington Society of Architects retained The Street Plans Collaborative to facilitate a tactical urbanism workshop and deliver a Doors Open keynote lecture in downtown Hamilton (CLICK HERE to listen to lecturer Mike Lyndon). At the workshop, five local teams took... More

Proposed Forum Installation

This is a rendering of the proposed installation for our inaugural Renew Hamilton Learning Forum on October 18, 2013.  This temporary structure – which features a tensile fabric roof, bleacher seating and a thrust stage – would be set up on the vacant property... More

Update Video #4

In the latest Renew Hamilton Video Update released today, we share a progress report on the six signature projects we’re tracking and talk about our inaugural Learning Forum scheduled for October 18 in downtown Hamilton.  Enjoy … Watch Now: Renew Hamilton Video Update #4  More

Tom Murphy Teaser Audio

MGI Media – a Hamilton-based company headed up by Martinus Geleynse – organized a fact-finding trip to the City of Pittsburgh in April 2013. Titled ‘Steel+Skylines: The Fall and Rise of Pittsburgh’ and part of a series of urban bus tours to former Canadian and... More

Gil Penalosa on CHML

Gil Penalosa, executive director of 8-80 Cities, was in Hamilton, Ontario CANADA last week with his team to facilitate a sustainable mobility workshop convened by the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Hamilton HIVE and the City of Hamilton.  His core message: Enlightened... More