Doors Open Ontario

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Cardus Doors Open Hamilton

Visit the head office of Cardus – a nonpartisan think tank and registered charity dedicated to the renewal of North American social architecture – located in a former industrial building. View archival building photographs and program displays. Try the Halo Calculator to estimate your city’s “halo effect.” Complimentary light refreshments and beverages will be provided.

Tell us your story about this site

  • Parking
  • Partial wheelchair access
  • Washrooms
  • Self-guided tours available

Contact info

185 Young Street (at Ferguson Avenue South, main floor)
Hamilton, Ontario
Telephone: 905-528-8866


Year built: c. 1882; 1974 (adaptive reuse); 2012 (renovation)
Architect: Trevor Garwood-Jones (1974); Invizij Architects (2012)
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.

Cardus 185 Young Street (at Ferguson Avenue South, main floor)