Auchmar In The News

This section contains the latest articles about Auchmar in on-line media and in print. The stories are ordered chronologically from most recent to oldest. Click on the article titles to view the article.

2019

Westdale Theatre film screening offers historic look at Hamilton’s Auchmar mansion
Mark McNeil, The Hamilton Spectator, Oct 04, 2019

“Doors Open” for more than 50 Hamilton locations this weekend
Ken Mann, Global News, May 2, 2019

Is Auchmar Mansion Hamilton’s next great museum? The city starts planning
Samantha Craggs, CBC News, Jan 24, 2019

Hamilton takes control of Auchmar Estate restoration plan
Kevin Werner, Hamilton Mountain News, Jan 19, 2019

“It’s time to move on”: Iffy Auchmar Estate plan on the ropes
Andrew Dreschel, The Hamilton Spectator, Jan 11, 2019

City of Hamilton eyes $10 million plan for Auchmar
Mark Newman, Hamilton Mountain News, Jan 11, 2019

2018

The story of Auchmar and the man who built it
Mark McNeil, The Hamilton Spectator, Apr 11, 2018

City looks at loaning RHLI trust $20M to restore Auchmar
Samantha Craggs, CBC News, Mar 22, 2018

City ponders cash infusion for group seeking Auchmar Estate lease
Matthew Van Dongen, The Hamilton Spectator, Mar 21, 2018

Hamilton councillors look for funding to transform historic Auchmar Estate
Ken Mann, Global News, Mar 21, 2018

Five-phase plan for Auchmar
Mark Newman, Hamilton Mountain News, Mar 21, 2018

2017

Celebrating the rich legacy of Isaac Buchanan
John Kajaste, The Hamilton Spectator, Dec 3, 2017

Auchmar group seeks help from Buchanan heir
Mark Newman, The Hamilton Spectator, Nov 22, 2017

City gives RHLI more time to make Auchmar a museum, saloon and public park
Samantha Craggs, CBC News, Jun 7, 2017

Canadians urged to vote for Auchmar – Pre-Confederation building part of crowdfunding competition
Mark Newman, Hamilton Mountain News, Jun 10, 2017

The Spectator’s View: More time for Auchmar plan is justifiable
Howard Elliott, The Hamilton Spectator, Jun 10, 2017

City gives RHLI more time to make Auchmar a museum, saloon and public park
Samantha Craggs, CBC News, Jun 7, 2017

Hamilton receives more than $2 million from Canada 150 fund
Lisa Polewski, Global News, May 19, 2017

Hamilton scores $2 million in Canada 150 grants – 273K will go towards Auchmar Garden Wall Restorations
The Hamilton Spectator, May 19, 2017

Auchmar a hit during Hamilton’s Open House
Carmela Fragomeni, The Hamilton Spectator, May 7, 2017

2016

Auchmar and Royal Hamilton Light Infantry are a perfect fit
Hamilton Mountain News, Oct 20, 2016

DRESCHEL: Auchmar Leasing Talks Commence
Andrew Dreschel, The Hamilton Spectator, Sep 14, 2016

Friends of Auchmar seeks new board member
Goard Bowes, Hamilton Mountain News, Aug. 31, 2016

Hamilton seeks lease agreement for Auchmar Estate
Kevin Werner, Hamilton Mountain News, Jul. 21, 2016

Hamilton seeks lease agreement for Auchmar Estate
Kevin Werner, Hamilton Mountain News, Jul. 21, 2016

Advancing Auchmar
Richard Allen, Urbanicity, Jul. 10, 2016

The Spectator’s View: At last, a clear direction for Auchmar’s future
Howard Elliott, Hamilton Mountain News, Jun. 17, 2016

Auchmar Estate to remain in public hands while RHLI’s plan draws applause
Kevin Werner, Hamilton Mountain News, Jun. 16, 2016

Historic Auchmar Estate staying in public hands
Matthew Van Dongen, The Hamilton Spectator, Jun. 15, 2016

Rileys say they want to develop Auchmar estate
Joel OpHardt, The Hamilton Spectator, Jun. 14, 2016

Hamilton group fights to save historic Auchmar
Carmela Fragomeni, The Hamilton Spectator, May 19, 2016

Auchmar Estate Operations Plan Public Meeting
David Comeau, Snapd Hamilton, Mar. 4, 2016

DRESCHEL: Is there hard cash for keeping Auchmar public?
Andrew Dreschel, The Hamilton Spectator, Jan. 27, 2016

The Spectator’s View: Auchmar saga feeling like Groundhog Day
Howard Elliott, The Hamilton Spectator, Jan. 26, 2016

Buyers beware: Auchmar is still in limbo
Andrew Dreschel, The Hamilton Spectator, Jan. 25, 2016

Don’t put Auchmar up for sale after all, Whitehead says
Samantha Craggs, CBC News, Jan. 24, 2016

A new city Plan proposed for historic Auchmar building
Mark McNeil, The Hamilton Spectator, Jan. 21, 2016

Auchmar can be sustainable, if capital funds can be raised first
Kevin Werner, Hamilton Mountain News, Jan. 21, 2016

2015

Hamilton Mountain councillor promises to protect Auchmar
Kevin Werner, Hamilton Mountain News, Nov. 9, 2015

New windows for historic Auchmar mansion
Mark Newman, Hamilton Mountain News, Jul. 22, 2015

DRESCHEL: Christian think-tank Cardus considering $6m purchase of historic Auchmar
Andrew Dreschel, The Hamilton Spectator, Jun. 12, 2015

Hamilton mountain councillor to host “roundtable” on Auchmar’s future
Kevin Werner, Hamilton Mountain News, Jun. 11, 2015

Hamillton Auchmar bidder calls process “messy”
Mark Newman, Hamilton Mountain News, Jun. 4, 2015

Hamilton proposes selling Auchmar Estate – again.
Kevin Werner, Hamilton Mountain News, May 17, 2015

Staff say time for city to sell Auchmar Estate
Daniel Nolan, The Hamilton Spectator, May 15, 2015

Preserving heritage buildings saves landfill space, groups told
The Hamilton Spectator, Apr. 23, 2015

2014

Restoring Auchmar Estate’s grandeur brick by brick
DAN O’REILLY, Daily Commercial News, Sep. 26, 2014

Secret non-profit wants to buy Auchmar Estate
Samantha Craggs, CBC News, Jun. 23, 2014

2013

Auchmar estate is a public asset
Manor house and lands are an important part of Hamilton’s history and should be restored and used by all

The Hamilton Spectator, Jun. 7, 2013

Out of Steel: Former steelworker on a mission to conserve local heritage
CBC News Hamilton, March 4, 2013

2012

Auchmar farm counterproductive
Written in Hamilton Community News, October 31, 2012

Home values soar in Hamilton heritage districts: Study
The Hamilton Spectator, Oct.30, 2012

Save Auchmar’s precious historical beauty
The Hamilton Spectator, Oct.30, 2012

Museum idea for Auchmar worth follow-up
The Hamilton Spectator, Oct.30, 2012

Selling naming rights is selling our history.
The Hamilton Spectator, Oct.30, 2012

Hamilton is open to options for Auchmar use
CBC News Hamilton, October 17, 2012

Brian Henley, September 2012
Written by Brian Henley, Sept. 2012

What happened to Auchmar proposal?
The Hamilton Spectator, Sept. 21, 2012

An irreplaceable link to Hamilton’s past
The Hamilton Spectator, Sept. 17, 2012

Saving Auchmar requires give and take
The Hamilton Spectator, Sept. 17, 2012

Auchmar struggling back from dead
Hamilton Mountain News, Sept. 13, 2012

Turning Auchmar Around
The Hamilton Spectator, April 11, 2012