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1959 Central

1959 Central

Looks like the bunting and decorations are for the visit by Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh in 1959. Smoke from the incinerator emitting from the rooftop of the HSBC.

Date picture taken (may be approximate): 
Saturday, March 7, 1959


The Star Ferry Car Park opened to the public on 8 December 1957. China Mail 9 December 1957 refers. For reference, the City Hall Car Park opened in 1961. a year before the City Hall was completed.

I think this is the Star Ferry Car park, and not the City Hall one.