Kowloon's Walled City circa 1989: residents watch a plane approach Kai Tak airport. Photos: Greg Girard; SCMP

How Kowloon Walled City survived attempts to knock it down for almost a century

On the 25th anniversary of its demolition, Post Magazine recalls how, until 1993, the 'cuckoo's nest' bounced back every time an attempt was made to knock it down.

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Kowloon's Walled City circa 1989: residents watch a plane approach Kai Tak airport. Photos: Greg Girard; SCMP
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