Conservationists have called for authorities to upgrade the heritage status of the building at 190 Nathan Road. Photo: Sam Tsang
Conservationists have called for authorities to upgrade the heritage status of the building at 190 Nathan Road. Photo: Sam Tsang

Fate of World War II spy hub hangs in balance as Hong Kong authorities to review building’s heritage status

  • Antiquities Advisory Board to decide on Thursday whether veranda-style shophouse at No 190 Nathan Road should be reclassified as Grade 1 building
  • Building occupied by Japanese army during second world war, with owner’s sons executed after passing intelligence on occupying forces to British army

Conservationists have called for authorities to upgrade the heritage status of the building at 190 Nathan Road. Photo: Sam Tsang
Conservationists have called for authorities to upgrade the heritage status of the building at 190 Nathan Road. Photo: Sam Tsang
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