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Cannon Knitting Millsin-person Doors Open Hamilton


  • In-person
  • Guided tours available
  • Parking
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.

Contact info

134 Mary Street (off Wilson Street)
Hamilton, Ontario



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

Dates/hours open

May 05, 10:00am - May 06, 04:00pm

Saturday and Sunday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.