Hamilton, ON, Canada has a retail textile district on Ottawa Street. Luckily, I had found a parking space near this small parkette in the middle of this area. It was so nice to see the installation of the granite sculpture of the draped maniquin. Sit among the shade trees and sip a latte with the granite lady.
The area has numerous retail stores, every thing textile. Fabrics for weddings, for upholstery, notions, sewing machines, draperies, hardware etc. One parking space shopping. If you can’t find street parking, there is a parking lot behind the stores.
There are also some Antique stores and a couple of cafes? in the area. I believe there is also a local Farmers Market on Saturdays.