Short Brooklyn Doc

Take a fun tour of Williamsburg, a popular neighbourhood in Brooklyn, N.Y. This short doc features a diverse cast of real life characters – musicians, artists, shop owners, hipsters – and colourful street footage that paints a portrait of a great American city on... More

Let’s Talk Transit Summary

The Public Record – Hamilton’s comprehensive open source news service – hosted a free event on February 5 titled Let’s Talk Transit. It provided an opportunity for guest panelists (pictured) and the audience to discuss the Ten Year Local Transit Strategy developed by City... More

Barton-Kenilworth Design Study

Renew Hamilton is tracking several interrelated urban design studies now underway that are meant to help determine the future development and redevelopment of neighbourhoods in the proximity of Hamilton’s West Harbour precinct. The team responsible for the Barton-Kenilworth Commercial Corridors study held a public... More

Mayor’s State of the City Address

Hamilton Mayor Bob Bratina presented his final State of the City address of this term of council. The event – presented by the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce and held on the 21st floor of the Stelco Tower in downtown Hamilton – took place on... More

Renew Hamilton on Cable 14

It was a great privilege for Renew Hamilton director Richard Allen to appear on Our City with Martinus Geleynse, a leading urban affairs show on Cable 14 in Hamilton.  The interview – coupled with a lead off conversation with local architect David Premi on... More

Watch Update Video #5

In this, our fifth updater video, we detail the success of the inaugural Renew Hamilton Learning Forum.   It was held on October 18, 2013 and focused on strengthening a growing community of local organizations and individuals dedicated to creating inspired urban environments in Hamilton.... More

Learning Forum on NewsClipTV

Watch this NewsClipTV story for a brief recap of what happened at our inaugural Renew Hamilton Learning Forum, including the announcement of a proposed $35 million condo development by the Hi-Rise Group adjacent to the Lister Building that will incorporate the reassembled facade of... More

Renew Hamilton in Detroit

Here’s a short video clip of Renew Hamilton director Richard Allen reflecting on the benefits of the adaptive reuse of older building stock in downtown urban centres. It was shot by Hamilton Spectator reporter Teviah Moro during a September 2013 fact finding bus tour to... More

Think TV Transit Segment

Here’s video of a panel discussion moderated by Dr. Nick Bontis from McMaster University focused on the community building power of an integrated public transit system in Hamilton.  A solid introduction to transit 101 dating from 2011. 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