Residents pin up old photos of the area in Cadogan Street Temporary Garden as part of their battle to retain the green space. Photos: Fionnuala McHugh; SCMP

My 20 years in Kennedy Town, a Hong Kong dump turned destination

From the waves that used to strike the Praya to the barbers and their 100-year-old chairs, Fionnuala McHugh reflects on the vivid life and changing face of a gentrifying neighbourhood and the symbolism of the fight to save its 'temporary' garden

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Residents pin up old photos of the area in Cadogan Street Temporary Garden as part of their battle to retain the green space. Photos: Fionnuala McHugh; SCMP
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