Historic buildings such as the Ohel Leah synagogue cling on in Mid-Levels amid the soaring modern skyscrapers that have largely replaced the mansions of old. Photo: Christopher DeWolf

From rich men’s mansions to affluent middle class suburb: Hong Kong’s Mid-Levels

  • Notoriously overdeveloped and at times jammed with traffic, the Mid-Levels is also rich in history and full of hidden gems
  • Once home to the likes of Franklin Roosevelt’s grandfather, Robert Hotung, the Modys and the Chaters, Mid-Levels is today a middle-class bastion
Topic |   History of Hong Kong districts

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Historic buildings such as the Ohel Leah synagogue cling on in Mid-Levels amid the soaring modern skyscrapers that have largely replaced the mansions of old. Photo: Christopher DeWolf
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