Hess Street (Hamilton, Ontario)

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Hess Village, entrance

Hess Street is a Lower City collector road in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. It starts off at the base of the Niagara Escarpment right before Aberdeen Avenue, and is a one-way street going north past the Durand and Central neighbourhoods. Between Main and King Street West is Hess Village, a cobblestone pedestrian zone of nightclubs, bars, and historic buildings. Hess Street then continues onwards to the waterfront where it ends at Stuart Street, right in front of the Canadian National Railway Yard.


Hess Street is named after Peter Hess, a farmer and landowner. Peter Street in Hamilton is also named after him, as well, Caroline Street was named after one of his daughters.[1]


Dental office, Hess Village
Wedding chapel (closed), Hess Village
33 Hess, music venue, Hess Village
Hess Village

Note: Listing of Landmarks from North to South.


Note: Listing of neighbourhoods from North to South [2]

Major roads that cross Hess Street[edit]

Note: Listing of streets from West to East.

Roads that are parallel with Hess Street[edit]

Note: Listing of streets from North to South.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Bailey, Thomas Melville (1981). Dictionary of Hamilton Biography (Vol I, 1791-1875). W.L. Griffin Ltd.
  2. ^ "Hamilton Neighbourhood Boundaries, (map.hamilton.ca)" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-09-27. Retrieved 2007-05-11.

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