Hermitage Saved?

Success!  Last night, Hamilton City Council approved the motion that outline how the Hermitage will be saved. Money previously allocated by the City for it’s partial demolition will now be used for it’s partial restoration.  The Council will also agreed to provide another $200,000 for the work. The finally $200,000 must come from the community.Continue reading “Hermitage Saved?”

Hamilton Artist Update 35

This week: 1. The Ebola Outbreak 2. Hamilton’s 1854 Cholera Outbreak 3. Hermitage Update   Chris Erskine chriserskineartist@gmail.com @erskinec

Why Save the Hermitage?

While it may seem strange to ask you to save a building that is largely missing, it is this lack of completeness that gives the Hermitage its power over the imagination. Visitors are invited to fill in the gaps and insert themselves into this special place. Being located in the middle of a wooden valleyContinue reading “Why Save the Hermitage?”

Hamilton City Council Agenda for Wed, Sept 24, 2014 at 5:00 pm

Call to Order   1. APPROVAL OF AGENDA (Added Items, if applicable, will be noted with **)   2. DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST   3. CEREMONIAL ACTIVITIES   3.1 Kids for Kaga Student Exchange Program – Recognition and Presentation   3.2 Presentation of the Governor General’s Certificates of Commendation to Mandie Purdie and Vanessa Meulendyka  Continue reading “Hamilton City Council Agenda for Wed, Sept 24, 2014 at 5:00 pm”

#SavetheHermitage Motion Update

Councillor Ferguson’s motion on the Hermitage is contained in the General Issues Committee 14-019 (GIC) Report for Sept 17th.  Within the  GIC Report, it is item 32.  On the City Council Agenda it is Item 6.3.  Council starts at 5 pm, but it is hard to say when the vote on the motion will occur.Continue reading “#SavetheHermitage Motion Update”

#SavetheHermitage Update

A quick update on the latest developments for the Hermitage Ruins, located in Ancaster, Ontario. Please don’t forget to email 159 words of support to Hamilton City Council prior to Wed’s vote on saving the Hermitage. http://www.hamilton.ca/YourElectedOfficials/WardCouncillors/ Chris Erskine chriserskineartist@gmail.com @erskinec

#SavetheHermitage – Call to Action

Call to Action – Email 159 words of support to Hamilton City Council by 5 pm, Sept 24, 2014 to save the Hermitage Ruins that are located in Ancaster, Ontario. One word for every year that the Hermitage has existed. Council needs to know that the community will support their decision to save the Hermitage.Continue reading “#SavetheHermitage – Call to Action”

Hamilton Artist Update 34

This week: 1. Documentary work (2.34) 2. Hermitage Update (4.19) 3. Centenary’s Fate (5.23)   Chris Erskine chriserskineartist@gmail.com @erskinec

Hermitage Update – Sept 11, 2014

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Hamilton Artist Update 33 – Burlington Heights

This week: 1. Challenges 2. Finger Painting 3. Hermitage Film-Work 4. Hamilton Cholera Doc Hamilton Artist Update is a weekly review of art and art related activities of Chris Erskine. The Update is posted every Wednesday morning between 8-9 am. Chris Erskine chriserskineartist@gmail.com @erskine  

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This is the official web site of the Save Century Manor Task Force 2 (CMTF2). This task force was created not only to draw attention to the existence of Century Manor, an important Hamilton heritage building in danger of demolition by neglect, but also to provide information on Century Manor and to gain support within and outside our community for our ongoing fight to save and preserve this heritage building through restoration and adaptive reuse.

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