The three-storey building in Sham Shui Po has a curved facade that wraps around the angle of the street with a loggia on the first floor overhanging the pavement. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Rare pre-war Hong Kong tenement block considered for listing as historic building has been subdivided into cubicle homes

  • The corner building in Sham Shui Po, built in the tong lau style, is one of only three of its kind remaining in the city
  • Conservationists say authorities should step in to list the building though the proposed grade-two status would not protect it from demolition
Topic |   Living heritage of Hong Kong

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The three-storey building in Sham Shui Po has a curved facade that wraps around the angle of the street with a loggia on the first floor overhanging the pavement. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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