A curious street-above-a-street in North Point on Hong Kong Island, featured in Naoko Inagaki Krell and Gene Krell’s book Footsteps in Silence. Photo: Naoko Inagaki Krell

Vanishing Hong Kong: photo book records ‘grandeur’ of its working-class neighbourhoods

  • Japan-based couple’s book is a love letter to city’s traditional districts and a protest against their systematic destruction in the name of modernism
  • ‘What is taking place in Hong Kong is a metaphor for the decay of the human condition,’ writes co-author in introduction
Topic |   Old Hong Kong

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A curious street-above-a-street in North Point on Hong Kong Island, featured in Naoko Inagaki Krell and Gene Krell’s book Footsteps in Silence. Photo: Naoko Inagaki Krell
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