The stadium should be a legacy for the next century, not a monument to failed urban design from the previous one.
Locating the stadium in an suburban area, far removed from public transit and the heart of our city sends the worst possible message to other developers. It tells them that even City Council has given up on downtown.
If our tax dollars are paying the bulk of the costs then it should be in a location that maximizes the benefits to the city, not those of a single tenant.
The West Harbour site could be a catalyst for the renaissance of our downtown, but East Mountain site would be the final nail in it's coffin
The Longest Yard - Seizing the Pan Am Opportunity
The Ivor Wynne proposal was offered up and accepted because it was cheaper, not because it was better. Now it's not even cheaper.
Committe Of The Whole Meeting, September 14
An important Committee of the Whole (COW) meeting will be held September 14 to discuss the recommendation of placing the Pan Am Games Stadium at the McMaster Innovation Park.
White Star Retractable Roof Proposal
With all the focus on City Council and the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, it's sometimes easy to forget that another group of developers stepped forward a few weeks ago with an alternative vision for the West Harbour.