The Six Streets area in 1983, with the now former Yau Ma Tei police station to the left and the then Yau Ma Tei typhoon shelter in the background. Photo: SCMP

From bastion of working-class Hong Kong to art-house magnet for film lovers, how Six Streets in Yau Ma Tei renewed itself

Tenements crammed with refugees from communist China, where children played on the streets while their parents assembled plastic flowers, made way for Prosperous Garden housing estate, including Broadway Cinematheque

Topic |   History of Hong Kong districts

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The Six Streets area in 1983, with the now former Yau Ma Tei police station to the left and the then Yau Ma Tei typhoon shelter in the background. Photo: SCMP
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