Lister Building, Thein-person Doors Open Hamilton

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  • Full wheelchair access
  • Kid-friendly
  • Parking
  • Washrooms
Lister Building, The

The Lister Block features a two-level, L-shaped interior shopping arcade and distinctive terracotta and brick façade. It is one of Hamilton's first multi-purpose commercial office/retail buildings. Built in 1923, it was restored in 2012. Join architect-led tours and explore a Tourism Hamilton presentation inside. Architectural Conservancy Ontario and Hamilton Municipal Heritage Committee information stations will also be available inside.

Contact info

28-44 James Street North
Hamilton, Ontario


Year built: 1924; renovated 2008-11
Building type:Commercial
Architect: Bernard Prack; restoration architect Julian Smith
Architectural style:Art deco

Dates/hours open

May 06, 10:00am - May 07, 04:00pm

Saturday and Sunday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; architect-led tours both days at 10:30 a.m. 12:30 p.m. and 2 p.m.