Chungking Arcade [1941-1959] | Gwulo: Old Hong Kong

Chungking Arcade [1941-1959]

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

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