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  1. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Historic church set to be reborn

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 04:50am by FANNY FUNG

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com Planners allow redevelopment as long as architectural features preserved Historic church set to be reborn Initial approval has been given to redevelop ... the redevelopment of an adjacent vacant building that housed the church-run Hong Kong Sam Yuk Secondary School, which closed in 2008. The whole area covers 2,700 square metres. The Antiquities and Monuments ...

  2. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - HERITAGE

    Preserving what's left of Hong Kong's lost architecture

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 12:38am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... because it was occupied by some of society's most disadvantaged people. The 10 turn-of-the-20th-century Chinese shophouses in Wan Chai escaped redevelopment because, for many years, ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Take a Peak into the past: Controversy over hotel plans for century-old mansion at 27 Lugard Road

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 04:22am by Ada Lee

    ... the type of development in the area and they could face more pressure when they wanted to redevelop heritage houses. Turning the place into a boutique hotel, which generally had a lower property ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Walking tour and exhibition showcase colourful Sham Shui Po

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 05:27am by ANNMARIE EVANS

    ... and will shortly have to move out, as the Urban Renewal Authority is redeveloping it. "I bought this place in 1992," Lee said. "I want the URA to be fair. I don't know what's going ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Stop-work order on site of historic Hakka terrace in Pak Tam Chung

    Posted Jan 26th 2014, 05:33am by Hazel Knowles

    ... the District Lands Office of Sai Kung (DLO/SK) conducted a site inspection and ordered builders to stop work. A Lands Department spokeswoman said an application to redevelop three lots on the site, ... by greed for profit," the spokesman said. "The owner's application for redevelopment has not been approved by the Lands Department, but he has nonetheless proceeded to destroy ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Land-swap deal saves one of the oldest mansions on The Peak

    Posted Jan 11th 2014, 04:12am by FANNY FUNG

    ... upgraded the ranking from grade two to grade one in 2011, a year after tycoon Li Ka-shing's Hutchison Whampoa conglomerate, the co-owner of the building, applied for permission to redevelop ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    More pressing matters push back Hong Kong heritage consultation

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 12:20pm by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... The government and the owner of the grade-one historic mansion on The Peak could not reach an agreement on its preservation and it was torn down in December for redevelopment. The incident prompted ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Antiquities board to grade historic Fanling lodge and club

    Posted Dec 05th 2013, 04:45am by FANNY FUNG

    ... for housing rather than to redevelop areas and affect existing residents, welcomed the proposed grading. Chairman Roy Tam Hoi-pong said that while the club could be developed for community use, ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Preserving Pok Fu Lam village is a chance to save some of city's history

    Posted Nov 17th 2013, 05:03am by Ada Lee

    ... the greater the chance the government will stop a private owner from redeveloping the building. But the rating system does not protect an entire street or district. That is why many historic village houses within the 500-year-old walled village of Kat Hing Wai in Yuen Long have been redeveloped despite the grade-one historic status given by the Antiquities Advisory Board. "If Hong Kong ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Board rejects William Meacham's 'lifeline' for Ho Tung Gardens

    Posted Dec 18th 2012, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... the owner, who would claim HK$7 billion for loss of her redevelopment right. However, archaeologist and former board member William Meacham had offered to present, in a formal board meeting, a legal ... the current owner, has turned down proposals to save it and insisted on redeveloping the site. Meacham called the board's decision an "absolute disgrace". "To say ...




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