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Kennedy Road - Zetland Hall Foundation stone

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Mosque Street looking East

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This is a picture of Mosque Street, taken from about where Palatial Crest stands today. 

The three rows of buildings in the background going left to right up the hill are Belilios Terrace (1st Generation) and the three houses upper right of Picture from left to right are Rocklands, Benfica and Richmond House. The building in the foreground are tenements on Mosque Street and Mosque junction

Victoria Harbour and Central from Star Ferry (1980)

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Taken from the Star Ferry Pier TST or from a ferry just after leaving the pier. Despite the opening of the cross-harbour tunnel in 1972, car ferries still operate.

Seymour Terrace West Block [c.1865-c.1955]

Date Place completed: 
c.1865-01-01 (Year, Month, Day are approximate)
Date Place demolished: 
c.1955-01-01 (Year, Month, Day are approximate)

Constructed in the 1860's. In 1949 only the two units on the eastern end of the building survived, where 62C & half of 62D Robinson Road now stand.

View Looking east from Upper Woodlands Terrace in Mid-Levels

Panorama from above Conduit Road

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It was taken from above Conduit Road, roughly where Cliff View Mansions is today

My guess for photographer is either John Thomson or Lai Afong. 

I believe the source is the UK national Archives

Please comment with any corrections for the below buildings. 

View from TST at the same time is here: http://gwulo.com/atom/25853

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Stonehenge second generation(?)

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Tai Ping Shan Panorama

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View looking East towards Central Mid-Levels from just above the Tung Wah Hospital Site. The labeled buildings are: 


A Unknown Building on Bridges Street just to the west of Ladder Street

B Dinder

C Original No 8 Police Station. Just below it is the  Kwong Fuk Ancestral Hall

D  London Missionary Society Chapel and Nethersole Dispensary 1881-1895 – chapel  c1862

F ? North of Rozario Street - lot owned by Procurator For the Dominican Missions on IL 421

Cheung Tseung Tse Mansion [????-c.1920]

Date Place demolished: 
c.1920-01-01 (Year, Month, Day are approximate)

Appears on 1901 map unnamed 


Occupied in 1908 by Cheung Tseung Che, who established  a ship chandelling business with his brother called Messers Robert Jack & Co c1875. Firm is based at No 41 Connaught Road and is the biggest in the colony in 1908

Source: Twentieth century impressions of Hong-Kong, Shanghai, and other Treaty Ports of China, 1908


House was supposedly originally occupied by Mr Paul Chater


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