The end of an east end era – The Hamilton Spectator, June 12, 2013
The hotel is closed, but you wouldn’t know by looking at it.
The faded sign out front still advertises rooms for rent — low prices, $45 daily plus tax.
The front office is open.
City Motor Hotel owner Ted Dabrowski stands behind the counter, dressed in a suit. The vacancy board indicates six tenanted rooms. Water and cable have been cut, but people are still sleeping here despite the fact that the City of Hamilton is scheduled to take possession of the hotel on Thursday …