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Mary Louise Pigott is an armchair urbanist and founding member of the Useful Knowledge Society, whose passion for urban neighbourhoods and public spaces occasionally moves her to write.
You can follow her on twitter at @mlhpigott.
Hamilton is Somewhere, and its Citizens Are Worthy of Light Rail - LRT is a hopeful vision for the city we love. It looks forward and trusts in Hamilton's ability to survive the challenges of the construction period, and make the most of this transformational project. Published October 27, 2016 in Special Report: Light Rail
Erroneous Data, Poor Communication Taint School Closure Recommendation - Given that the rationale for this ARC was predicated on an error, and given staff's lack of forthrightness in revealing this error and its implications on the wrongful PTR designation, the only fair and just outcome for this ARC is status quo. Published April 16, 2012 in Commentary
Inflated Cost Estimates for School Board Buildings - To the list of flaws in the Board policy, we can add the use a flawed methodology for determining the costs associated with their existing non-instructional facilities. Published February 15, 2012 in Special Report: Education
A Promising Start To Plans For Churchill Park - Churchill Park is a rare and special place where city meets nature. A collaborative Master Plan process is helping it grow as an inclusive, valued, engaged and engaging public space, informed by its unique social and natural history. Published May 09, 2011 in Feature
Hamilton Urban Design and Architecture Awards - A change is taking place in our city, not through top-down mission statements and megaprojects, but through small, incremental projects and initiatives. Published November 08, 2007 in Architecture
Connaught RFP Process Already Tainted by Staff Omissions, Published September 19, 2009 in Connaught
City 'disingenuous' with 'outlandish' demands in Pearl Company issue, Published February 13, 2009 in Revitalization
From Road Warriors to Summer Streets, Published August 13, 2008 in Transportation
LIUNA Actions Invite Speculation on Lister Plans, Published June 11, 2008 in Lister Block
Workers Stripping Heritage Features off Lister Building?, Published June 09, 2008 in Lister Block
Urban Design and Architecture People's Choic Awards: Last Day to Vote, Published December 04, 2007 in Revitalization
Unhappy Thanksgiving for Centre Mall Farmers' Market Vendors, Published October 12, 2007 in Green City