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.
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