Bank of East Asia Building (2nd Generation) [1935-1980] | Gwulo: Old Hong Kong

Bank of East Asia Building (2nd Generation) [1935-1980]

Current condition: 
Demolished
Date Place completed: 
1935-07-02
Date Place demolished: 
1980-07-01

Completion date from attached newspaper article.

The building had a distinctive tower on top.

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Added demolition date of 1980, based on the 1980's photos of its demolition added by 80skid.

the flagpole bearing gargoyles by the doors are still there in the current building

My father rented an office in the building in the 1950s-1960s. I still recall the walls of the bank and some neighbouring buildings (built with granite) were pock-marked with cannon fire left during WW2 (Japs or the Allies?)

The bank itself was an elegant building.

TW Wong