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  1. Columbarium planned for historic houses

    Posted Aug 14th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... or historic sites. One of the four houses, which the Antiquities and Monuments Office has proposed for listing as a grade three historic site, has had all its distinctive architectural features ... their houses to the developers are also upset about the work and plan to protest against it tomorrow. 'The houses should be preserved as a heritage area instead of used as urn sites,' said ...

  2. Four historic buildings face demolition risk

    Posted Apr 11th 2009, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... are exposed to similar risk after their historic status was lowered from grade two to three- the lowest priority for preservation. They were among 43 buildings downgraded in the government's ... Olga Wong The fate of at least four newly graded historic buildings is uncertain because they have fallen into the hands of companies looking for redevelopment opportunities. A new ...

  3. Gaw grabs historic Bradbury Building in the heart of LA

    Posted Aug 20th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... restored state. 'We are very bullish on historic preservation,' Mr Bender told the Los Angeles Times. ... West 7th Street, as well as the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, according to the newspaper. 'We love the downtown historical area,' Eric Bender, vice-president of asset management ...

  4. Taskforce fights for Wan Chai Market

    Posted Jun 01st 2004, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Estates to preserve the building but the proposal was rejected. To help the board reassess the market, the taskforce has compiled a report on its historical and architectural significance. ... to protect the building, which is the only example of Bauhaus architecture in the city. The market is listed as an historical building, which means it can be torn down. If it was reclassified ...

  5. Villagers pay price for preserving HK's water

    Posted Mar 15th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... which the city draws its water. Under various measures imposed since 1985, most of the economic activity in the area has been shut down to preserve the purity of the water supplied to Hong Kong ...

  6. Battle for Wan Chai Market looms

    Posted Apr 21st 2004, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... block. Architects said the three-storey building at the corner of Wan Chai Road and Queen's Road East is historically significant and is believed to be one of only two well preserved markets ... Chloe Lai Architects say the 67-year-old building should be preserved, not demolished Architects are planning a campaign to save the Wan Chai Market, a piece of rare 1930s architecture, ...

  7. Stanley is likely to lose historic building to hotel development

    Posted Oct 06th 2010, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu The building at 88 Stanley Main Street, home to The Boathouse restaurant, may be bulldozed to make way for a hotel development. The owner of the blue building on the waterfront, Dolphin Bay Trading, controlled by a foreign private equity fund, ...

  8. Unearthing the past leaves Wharf stymied

    Posted Sep 04th 2009, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... of development and historic preservation are still being sorted out. The land bought by Wharf is in Chengdu's most expensive downtown area, Hongxing Road, today's business centre. The 7.24 ... to preserve the most historically valuable discoveries and asked Wharf to build a museum. 'Delays cost money and [Wharf] stands to dig deeper in its pocket,' Law, the architect, said. ...


    Posted Sep 27th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the Sands, Galaxy Waldo and Wynn Resorts. The latest development in Macau is its bid to have 12 historical sites added to Unesco?s World Heritage list. The sites are vestiges of the remarkable ...

  10. Public to be consulted on plan for car park in historic garden

    Posted Sep 12th 2008, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... in the first half of the 19th century and became part of the Historic Centre of Macau, which acquired World Heritage status in 2005. The bureau revealed a plan last month to build a car park at the garden's nursery site, but a historian and some residents voiced concerns that the garden's historic value would be put at risk. The spokeswoman said the bureau had been working to improve ...




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