The former home of Hong Kong movie star Bruce Lee (pictured in 2008) was demolished in September. Photo: AP
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Fate of Bruce Lee’s former home reveals a lack of will

  • The sorry state of affairs that has ended with the demolition of the kung fu legend’s mansion speaks volumes about the government’s half-hearted heritage conservation policy

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The former home of Hong Kong movie star Bruce Lee (pictured in 2008) was demolished in September. Photo: AP
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Born in the United States, Bruce Lee lived in his home in Kowloon Tong before his untimely death in 1973. Photo: Handout

Bruce Lee’s former Hong Kong home demolished despite decade-long campaign by fans to save it

  • Late kung fu star’s mansion in Kowloon Tong has been torn down and will be replaced by new centre for Chinese studies
  • Proposals to turn it into a museum honouring star collapsed and renovation work was estimated at HK$20 million
Topic |   Bruce Lee

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Born in the United States, Bruce Lee lived in his home in Kowloon Tong before his untimely death in 1973. Photo: Handout
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