Stairway to where?

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 21:40

This is a photo from october,1969. I'm wondering if anyone can identify this unfinished stairway? The pink building behind has the letters "HKSPCA" visible-Society for the prevention of cruelty to animals?

Source: This image came from Flickr, see

Date picture taken
1 Oct 1969


I've since done a bit of research-the Dorothy Mc Gregor Animal Clinic of the SPCA was opened in 1964 on Harcourt Road, just east of the Naval Dockyard. It is shown on my '72 map of HK.

The SPCA was located next to the Red Cross. I had two occasions to go there, once to donate blood and the other occasion to pick up an unwanted dog.

In the 1970s, Hong Kong Air operated their helicopter charters from Harcourt Road Heliport adjacent to the site.