The landmark late-Victorian General Post Office, built in 1911, was vacated in 1976 as it could no longer meet Hong Kong’s growing postal needs.

When Hong Kong’s old General Post Office made way for a modern building on Central reclamation

The new, mechanised General Post Office that opened in 1976 is now as much of a landmark as its stunning late-Victorian predecessor. It will also meet the same fate, as demolition looms for the 42-year old structure

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The landmark late-Victorian General Post Office, built in 1911, was vacated in 1976 as it could no longer meet Hong Kong’s growing postal needs.
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