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Prat Avenue [1920- ]

Current condition: 
In use
Date Place completed: 
c.1920-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)

Named after: ??

Details: Prat Avenue is a short road in Tsim Sha Tsui. It is (today) about 200 m long and runs from Carnarvon Road to Chatham Road South.

Timeline

  • 1920: Street first laid out, from Hart Avenue and running in an easterly direction (approx. 60 m long) - see comment below
  • 1921: Street named Prat Avenue
  • 1921: a block of flats in Prat Avenue was erected [1]
  • 1950(ca.): Street extended (built) to Chatham Road South, the part of Hart Avenue to Carnarvon Road was added to Prat Ave [2].

Other points of interest

 

 

[1]  1921 Public Works Report

[2] see HKMAPS.HK

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Comments

No. 46.--It is hereby notified that the undermentioned street is to be known for. the future by the name indicated against it :—

Description or present street name

Future name.

Chinese version

Road beginning at Hart Avenue and running in an easterly direction across Kowloon Inland Lot No. 417 and terminating in a cul-de-sac at the west boundary of Kowloon Inland Lot No. 418.

Prat Avenue

CLAUD  SEVERN, Colonial Secretary

4th February, 1921

Source

Still a pretty short road on the 1947 map:

1947 Map of Kowloon near Chatham Road
1947 Map of Kowloon near Chatham Road, by David