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  1. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Law firm's archives shed light on the tycoons of Hong Kong's past

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 04:02am by Amy Nip

    ... their warehouse in Central to a government licensed warehouse in Sheung Wan. A series of notes in 1962 showed the magnitude of damage brought by typhoon Wanda. According to the Hong Kong Observatory, 24 ...

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    Government adds strings to historic buildings available for revitalisation

    Posted Jan 25th 2014, 04:02am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... tasked with assessing bids for the site turned down two proposals over traffic congestion concerns. The site on Stubbs Road in Wan Chai- together with three other newly announced historic ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Blue House renovations continue, but is heritage area losing its soul?

    Posted Sep 15th 2013, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com Blue House quarter renovations in Wan Chai continue apace, as trendy bars take over tenements and old residents move out Preserved, but is community losing its soul? Millions of taxpayers' dollars have been poured into preserving a cluster of 1920s-era tenements in Wan Chai. But a wave of trendy new bars and restaurants opening in the area has ...

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    History enthusiast on the scent of Hong Kong's past

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 07:11am by Ada Lee

    ... workforce at that time. All that remains of the industry is a lump of concrete in Mok Cheong Street, To Kwa Wan, part of the façade of Eastern Cotton Mills that was established in 1954 and closed ...

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

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

    ... to live there. Leung grew up in a squatter area in Tai Hang, and has lived in public housing in Chai Wan. "I think fate brings me to these squatter areas," the construction worker says. ... designation for Sheung Wan and Government Hill in Central in recent years. Sheung Wan is the childhood home of Sun Yat-sen, the founder of modern China. Government Hill was the seat of the colonial ...

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    Ancient relics dug up in Kowloon

    Posted Jan 02nd 2014, 02:59am by FANNY FUNG

    ... the survey in November 2012 under the terms of the environmental impact study for building To Kwa Wan station and a railway tunnel. An MTR spokeswoman said its report was expected to be submitted ...

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    Abandoned Tai Po school to be resurrected as ‘museum of childhood’

    Posted Dec 09th 2013, 12:15pm by Denise Tsang

    ... "museum of childhood". Collector and artist Joel Chung Yin-chai is trying to raise about HK$100 million to convert the old Man Ming School in Tai Mei Tuk, Tai Po, into a showcase for toys, ... The project can serve educational purposes and carve out an archive on childhood Joel Chung Yin-chai Chung and his research team recently discovered more than 200 “dead” schools in villages across ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    A monument-to-be for pillar of society

    Posted Apr 13th 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... It will also discuss the heritage impact of turning Chai Wan Factory Estate into public rental housing.   A monument-to-be for pillar of society ... was built in 1933 by four sons of Li To-wan, who left Hong Kong at a young age to seek his fortune in Vietnam. He returned a wealthy man. Li's eldest son Kwan-lan was active in local affairs ...

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    Heritage advisers to rate historic political retreat Fanling Lodge

    Posted Aug 07th 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... of HK$140,000. Board member Tony Lam Chung-wai said Feltham was an important government architect who took charge of designing many public buildings, including Sai Wan estate in Kennedy Town, which still ...

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    Two proposals on shortlist for Bridges Street Market project

    Posted Nov 13th 2012, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com Two takers shortlisted for old market A disused Bauhaus market building in Sheung Wan will soon be transformed into either a news museum or a crafts workshop, ... students a year, charging each student HK$50 per session. Many of the city's oldest newspapers were based near the market in their early years, including Tsun Wan Jih Pao , the South China ...




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