The State Theatre building in North Point on Hong Kong Island holds a special place in hearts of many Hongkongers, like Wendy Ng Wan-yee, a conservation architect. Photo: Xiaomei Chen The State Theatre building in North Point on Hong Kong Island holds a special place in hearts of many Hongkongers, like Wendy Ng Wan-yee, a conservation architect. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
The State Theatre building in North Point on Hong Kong Island holds a special place in hearts of many Hongkongers, like Wendy Ng Wan-yee, a conservation architect. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

From Isaac Stern concerts to Jackie Chan movies to a snooker hall, the history of State Theatre, Hong Kong’s oldest theatre

  • Once the city’s biggest and most architecturally daring theatre, the State Theatre building was also home to many shops that people in North Point frequented
  • Hongkongers who grew up in and around the area recall the impact the heritage building had on their lives

Topic |   Living heritage of Hong Kong
The State Theatre building in North Point on Hong Kong Island holds a special place in hearts of many Hongkongers, like Wendy Ng Wan-yee, a conservation architect. Photo: Xiaomei Chen The State Theatre building in North Point on Hong Kong Island holds a special place in hearts of many Hongkongers, like Wendy Ng Wan-yee, a conservation architect. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
The State Theatre building in North Point on Hong Kong Island holds a special place in hearts of many Hongkongers, like Wendy Ng Wan-yee, a conservation architect. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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