The Foreign Correspondents’ Club at the top of Ice House Street in Central, housed in part of a former Dairy Farm depot built in 1892 that included a cold storage warehouse. Photo: Rachel CheungThe Foreign Correspondents’ Club at the top of Ice House Street in Central, housed in part of a former Dairy Farm depot built in 1892 that included a cold storage warehouse. Photo: Rachel Cheung
The Foreign Correspondents’ Club at the top of Ice House Street in Central, housed in part of a former Dairy Farm depot built in 1892 that included a cold storage warehouse. Photo: Rachel Cheung

Stories behind Hong Kong street names: Ice House Street, and the Ice King of Boston

The clue is in the name of this street, and it is pretty obvious: it was the site of an ice storage facility. The story of the man who supplied the ice all the way from the US is altogether more interesting

Topic |   Old Hong Kong
The Foreign Correspondents’ Club at the top of Ice House Street in Central, housed in part of a former Dairy Farm depot built in 1892 that included a cold storage warehouse. Photo: Rachel CheungThe Foreign Correspondents’ Club at the top of Ice House Street in Central, housed in part of a former Dairy Farm depot built in 1892 that included a cold storage warehouse. Photo: Rachel Cheung
The Foreign Correspondents’ Club at the top of Ice House Street in Central, housed in part of a former Dairy Farm depot built in 1892 that included a cold storage warehouse. Photo: Rachel Cheung
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