The State Theatre in North Point as it is today, 20 years after it closed. Photo: David WongThe State Theatre in North Point as it is today, 20 years after it closed. Photo: David Wong
The State Theatre in North Point as it is today, 20 years after it closed. Photo: David Wong

Hong Kong’s faded Empire Theatre back in the spotlight with vote to give it historic status

Heritage experts say the 64-year-old building in North Point should be protected, but does it still have a role to play in a city hungry for land?

Topic |   Old Hong Kong
The State Theatre in North Point as it is today, 20 years after it closed. Photo: David WongThe State Theatre in North Point as it is today, 20 years after it closed. Photo: David Wong
The State Theatre in North Point as it is today, 20 years after it closed. Photo: David Wong
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