Holland House [1937-????] | Gwulo: Old Hong Kong

Holland House [1937-????]

Current condition: 
Demolished / No longer exists
Date Place completed: 

9, Queen's Road Central.

Completion date taken from page 7 of the Hong Kong Daily Press for 29th June, 1937:

Holland House, the latest addition to the Colony's office buildings, has now been completed, and several firms will go into occupation during the week.

[It] is owned by the Hong Kong Land Investment and Agency Co., Ltd. It is a fine, modern-styled building faced with glazed tiles, designed for offices, with three residential flats on the upper storey.

The ground floor has been taken by the Netherlands Trading Society, [...] Messrs. Ellis and Edgar, brokers, took over premises on the first floor yesterday. The Mitsui Bishi Shoji Kaisha are also taking offices in the new building [...]

The new structure, built on the lines of Marina House, is of eight storeys. The ground floor is devited to banking, and the first six floors to offices. [...]

Messrs. Palmer and Turner were the architects for the new building.

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