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Cotton Factory, The Doors Open Hamilton

Cotton Factory, The

The Cotton Factory is a creative arts centre in the heart of lower Hamilton. This former cotton mill, built in 1900, is a prime example of adaptive reuse. The former site of the Imperial Cotton Co. it has since been transformed into a creative industries complex – with space for workshops, studios for artists, and office space for creative professionals. Film and television productions, photographers and special events are also drawn to the building by its unique aesthetic and historical charm. As part of Digital Doors Open, learn more about this site through the video below.

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Contact info

270 Sherman Avenue North
Hamilton, Ontario
Telephone: 905-547-8256


Year built: 1900
Architect: E.B. Patterson
Architectural style: Gothic revival
Building type: Commercial, Green building

Dates/hours open

Friday January 1 – Friday December 31, 2021
Part of Digital Doors Open Hamilton

Cotton Factory, The 270 Sherman Avenue North