Speakers Series

Update Video #2

Here’s the second of three video updates tracking the progress of our start up year.  It focuses on our inaugural speaker series event held at Liuna Station on June 14, 2012.  The series – titled Conversations with Christopher Hume and Guests – promotes inspired... More

Bruce Kuwabara Confirmed

Mark your calendar for the evening Tuesday October 30, 2012.  That’s the date of the second installment of Conversations with Christopher Hume and Guests, an initiative of The Renew Hamilton Project focused on sharing global best practices in inspired urban design and implementation. Bruce... More
Old meets new along James St. North in Hamilton | Photo courtesy of TCA Architects

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....

Speaker Series Podcast

Here’s the audio recording of our inaugural Conversations with Christopher Hume and Guests event held at Liuna Station on June 14, 2012. This installment was titled Discovering the Obvious and focused on practical strategies to advance the regeneration of downtown Hamilton and adjacent neighbourhoods.... More

Christopher Hume on Hamilton

We held our inaugural Renew Hamilton Speaker Series event on June 14 at the recently opened King George Ballroom at Liuna Station in downtown Hamilton. The series – titled Conversations with Christopher Hume and Guests – is intended to help promote inspired urban environments... More

Guests for June 14 Salon Dinner

CLICK HERE to RSVP for Conversations with Christopher Hume and Guests Dieter Grau Dieter Grau is a landscape architect with more than fifteen years of experience creating spaces that evoke an association with nature and provide stewardship of land. His diverse span of prominent work... More

Conversations with Christopher Hume and Guests

WELCOME to our SALON An evening of fine dining, friendship and learning The Renew Hamilton Speaker Series is set to launch under the title Conversations with Christopher Hume and Guests. Mr. Hume is an urban affairs columnist with The Toronto Star and an acclaimed... More

Gore Pedestrian Pilot

Today’s Hamilton Spectator included an article announcing the green light for a pilot project to test the viability of a stroll area along the  south leg of King Street between James and Hughson. This is good news from a number of perspectives, including Renew... More

Plans Taking Shape

Details are being confirmed for the inaugural Renew Hamilton Speakers Series moderated by urban affairs columnist Christopher Hume.  The purpose of the series is to showcase current thinking and global best practices in creating inspired urban environments. The proposed venue is the newly renovated... More
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