Kung Ho Terrace / 共和台 [????-????] | Gwulo: Old Hong Kong

Kung Ho Terrace / 共和台 [????-????]

Current condition: 
Demolished / No longer exists

Kung Ho Terrace[共和台]is  a small terrace between Babington Path and St. Stephen's Lane at the Mid-Level. The terrace had five adjoining two-storey mansions with a small gardens by the main doors. All five mansions had been re-developed. The price of a mansion after World War Two was $45,000 Hong Kong Dollars. The name Kung Ho Terrace had not probably been used since 1950s.

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A 1933  Chinese language reference book for the Chinese living in Hong Kong had the name Kung Ho Terrace[共和台] in its Hong Kong Island street name list. The exact date of the building of Kung Ho Terrace is pending further research.

Kung Ho[共和] means the  five main peoples of the Republic of China[中華民國] living harmoniously and peacefully together after the overthrow of the Qing Dynasty[清朝].