Lee Tung Street, in Wan Chai, in 2018. Lee Tung Street, in Wan Chai, in 2018.
Lee Tung Street, in Wan Chai, in 2018.

Hong Kong’s gentrification in spotlight of urban renewal lecture exploring how districts evolve

  • The transformation of Wedding Card Street into pedestrianised, picture-perfect Lee Tung Street raised rents and pushed out the locals who gave area its charm
  • ‘In most cases, the needs of residents or shop­keepers are not really listened to,’ says Chinese University researcher Gloria Chung

Topic |   Hong Kong culture
Lee Tung Street, in Wan Chai, in 2018. Lee Tung Street, in Wan Chai, in 2018.
Lee Tung Street, in Wan Chai, in 2018.
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