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Chris Erskine is a labour and community activist. He is also a print artist, exploring historic landscapes and building themes using lino-cut and woodblock printing methods. You can visit his website.
Fate of The Hermitage Hangs in the Balance - The job of the Permits Committee is to protect our designated heritage, not smooth the path toward its destruction. Published June 23, 2014 in Special Report: Heritage
Five Ways to Gain Power and Fight City Hall by Supporting Joey Coleman - With the arrival of Joey Coleman, the dark ages have ended. This is why you need to support Joey's work. Published June 04, 2014 in Media
Too Many Unanswered Questions About James Street Baptist Church - City staff and community volunteers have decided the fate of the James Street Baptist Church. Where is City Council in this process? Published May 05, 2014 in Special Report: Heritage
Top 9 Hamilton Heritage Events for 2013 - Is 2013 the year that we finally recognized the value of our built heritage? Some of the top heritage events of might suggest this is the case. Published December 27, 2013 in Special Report: Heritage
Stinson Lofts Another Great Example of Adaptive Reuse - Hamilton's finite stock of heritage and historic buildings offers a powerful draw to thousands of individuals who are looking for history and uniqueness. Published November 22, 2013 in Special Report: Heritage
Still Not Clear Whether James Baptist Structural Problems are Solvable - All old buildings have problems, so the only real question before the Heritage Permits Sub-Committee is whether the James Street Baptist Church is beyond salvation. Published October 21, 2013 in Special Report: Heritage
Built Heritage: Our Priorities Reflect Our Values - We must step up our game if we are to make any progress in saving our built heritage. Published September 13, 2013 in Special Report: Heritage
Adaptive Reuse Sometimes More Expensive But Delivers Strong Return on Investment - Research into adaptive reuse supports the conclusion that developers and property owners can profit from restoring heritage properties. Published August 23, 2013 in Special Report: Heritage
Waiting for the Gap to Appear - Who is responsible for the mess we're making of the Gore? Where is the Mayor? Where is the Premier? Where is the leader rallying support to save the heart of the city? Published August 13, 2013 in Special Report: Heritage
A Place Called Home - A home is more than a box. It is a place filled with history and memories. Hamilton's rich architecture and landscape should be a compelling asset for any developer with a sense of imagination. Published June 20, 2013 in Special Report: Heritage
There is Only One Hamilton - As artists flock to Hamilton for its rich social and aesthetic diversity, some artists are using the unique urban landscape to create authenticity in their art. Published April 10, 2013 in Arts and Music
Giving Thanks for Gore Designation, Published December 13, 2013 in Heritage
Little Hope For Non-Designated Buildings, Published October 24, 2013 in Heritage
Gore Redevelopment a Wonderful Opportunity, Published September 27, 2013 in Heritage
Gore Demolition on Hold, Built Heritage Inventory Study, Published July 10, 2013 in Heritage
Enjoy Gore While it Lasts, Published June 19, 2013 in Architecture
Save Our Heritage from the Wrecking Ball, Published April 18, 2013 in Architecture
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