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Cannon Knitting Mills Doors Open Hamilton

Cannon Knitting Mills

Cannon Knitting Mills – one of Hamilton’s few surviving industrial complexes – started as a foundry and became the Chipman-Holton Knitting Company in 1902, one of Hamilton’s first knitting mills. Tour the former textile production spaces that will be adaptively reused as the Beasley Park Lofts – a restaurant, boutique hotel and residential condominiums complex.

Tell us your story about this site

  • Guided tours available
  • Parking

Contact info

134 Mary Street (off Wilson Street)
Hamilton, Ontario


Year built: 1854 (original foundry); 1856; c. 1910 (additions); 1911-22 (additions)
Building type: Commercial, Historical landmark

Dates/hours open

Saturday May 5 – Sunday May 6, 2018
Saturday and Sunday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Cannon Knitting Mills 134 Mary Street (off Wilson Street)