How artists turned an old cotton mill in Hamilton into a vibrant neighbourhood (and what Peterborough can learn from it)

Jeremy Freiburger spoke about how his organization, Cobalt Connects, has shaped the development of the arts community and the downtown core in Hamilton, Ontario. Starting in the early 2000s Freiberger’s group began by converting an old cotton mill into a shared space for artists in the Hamilton area, and from there the organization has had a hand in many projects in the downtown core that have made the creative sector an integral part of the city. Listen to find out more.

This recording is part of a series based on a panel called ‘A Space For Us’ organized by the Electric City Culture Council in Peterborough.