Man Sing Street, Ferry Point. The names of the estate’s streets and blocks all begin with Man. Photo: Christopher DeWolf
Man Sing Street, Ferry Point. The names of the estate’s streets and blocks all begin with Man. Photo: Christopher DeWolf

How Hong Kong estate once home to Jackie Chan helped change the course of housing development in the city

Ferry Point was pioneering – a place for the emerging middle class, including actors Sammo Hung, Stephen Chow and Jackie Chan – but also the last of its kind, spurring building code changes that led to today’s skinny tower blocks

Man Sing Street, Ferry Point. The names of the estate’s streets and blocks all begin with Man. Photo: Christopher DeWolf
Man Sing Street, Ferry Point. The names of the estate’s streets and blocks all begin with Man. Photo: Christopher DeWolf
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