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T.S. Ritchie was born, raised and educated in Hamilton, Ontario. Over the past 35 years I have become involved in owning and renovating properties in the lower city. I have been quite sad with the state of my city and urban core rotting away. A recent upsurge of creative interest has shown a glimmer of hope; it needs to be nurtured.
A Case for Multi-Unit House Conversions - We need to re-think the idea that multi-unit properties are nothing more than slums. In a world of rising oil prices, a shrinking middle class and a real need for community growth, these types of units are important. Published April 26, 2011 in Opinion