Chungking Arcade [1941-1959]

Submitted by David on Thu, 01/07/2010 - 22:28
Current condition
Demolished / No longer exists
Date completed
Date closed / demolished

I don't have exact dates, ... [Update: thanks to Moddsey for providing the dates below]. It's certainly looking run-down in the photo dated 1957.

It's an unusual building, with its round shape.

Previous place(s) at this location

Photos that show this Place


Source: China Mail Dec 2, 1958

The Chungking Arcade was built in 1941 and demolished in 1959. It comprised a rather sizable block of real estate as seen from this TST street map.

1950s TST Street Map










1950s Chungking Arcade