After ballet lessons at the Helena May on Friday in the last 60s, I would always go to that Park'n'shop in the basement and hunt for raisin buns. Mostly sold out. Then hop on the Peak Tram home to Batman on TV.
I don't know when the Big Clock was added to the building, so I don't know the dates for the photos above. I randomly picked decades for the before/after clock photos.
The 1930s view(s) of the Lower Peak Tram Station were taken after the buidling and flats were completed in 1936.
The HK Heritage Project site has an unlinkable timeline about the tramway, with four mentions for the lower station:
Wherin the lower Peak Tram Terminus before the St. John's Apartments were built makes an appearance.
I've split the earlier lower terminus out to its own page: https://gwulo.com/node/41052
Mention is made in the China Mail 28 January 1936 of the "official" opening of the new building at the lower terminus.
Download free sample chapters, or buy the books:
Click on your area of interest to choose from over 30,000 pages about old Hong Kong:
Or choose a popular article:
A timeline of Places at this site.
Go to: Top of page | Home | What's new