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Five-Story Building V. N. Dronnikoff, architect

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Five-Story Building V. N. Dronnikoff, architect

This is one of the projects of the architect Vladimir Dronnikoff, built for Minutti & Partners, photographed soon after its completion, between 1950 and 1953. I am looking for help identifying this building and its location. According to Dronnikoff's CV, this could be either a "School building for the French Mission" or a "Hospital Staff Quarters Building for the French Mission." Thank you!

Date picture taken (may be approximate): 
Sunday, January 1, 1950


St. Teresa's Hospital on Prince Edward Road was founded in 1940 by the Congregation of the Sisters of St. Paul de Chartres, & is known as Kowloon French Hospital.

The 1940 photo looks similar, but not identical, 4 vs 5 floors. Maybe the 4-level one was from the front elevation, the other was from the back. Or it could be another building on the same campus.

I don't think it's the hospital building. You can see that in this photo taken around the same time and it doesn't appear to match. But perhaps there was a nearby staff building that would fit?