A plan to conserve a row of historic shophouses in Mong Kok's flower market has been delayed indefinitely, with the Urban Renewal Authority acquiring only half of the properties there.
One of the city's oldest shophouses is set to receive its first visitors next week as a centre for traditional Chinese medicine under the auspices of Baptist University.
George Town is a place to while and wander, its narrow streets still full of old Chinese shophouses in various states of repair. The scents of Peranakan food - the perfect mix of Straits Chinese...
Decrepit low-rise buildings bordering Central are a boon for savvy investors who spot an opportunity where others see the wrecking ball.
When film producer Amy Chin came across a 1,500 sq ft flat in an old shophouse in the Mong Kok flower market 20 years ago while looking for a new office, she knew she had fallen in love - with...
The Urban Renewal Authority is offering an acquisition price of more than HK$8,000 per sq ft to flat owners living in two clusters of pre-war shophouses in Mong Kok.
Architects say it is time to introduce a much-discussed incentive system for owners of listed buildings - which for many represent their only assets.
Fancy throwing a party? You could fork out HK$20,000 to rent the roof garden of The Pawn, the heritage building turned trendy gastropub in Wan Chai.
Efforts to revitalise and conserve historic buildings are creating opportunities for professionals with a passion for the past.
Hong Kong's historic buildings, while chronicling its...
Stores that sell building supplies may be able to return to their historic Mong Kok shophouses after preservation work has been completed, the Urban Renewal Authority says.
Residents to be moved as buildings become galleries, cafes