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告士打道運河_Gloucester_Road_Canal,_1950s-1960s

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1960

From Wikimedia Commons (public domain)

Text on Wikimedia:

This canal laid between the Victoria Park and Paterson Street, allowing the vessels to reach the Dairy Farm Ice and Cold Storage Company.
It was open until 1971 and later reclaimed to be the Gloucester Road in the present day.

 

ice works 1950s

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1952

Cropped from 1950s Causeway Bay

Shows the Ice Works at Causeway Bay and (probably) a large white cold storage building.

Reclamation for Victoria Park started already, note the line with the limits of the canal that was left non-reclaimed. 

Ice Works of the Hongkong Ice Company 1900s

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1900

Ice Works Causeway Bay [c.1874-c.1970]

Date Place completed: 
c.1874-01-01 (Year, Month, Day are approximate)
Date Place demolished: 
c.1970-01-01 (Year, Month, Day are approximate)

For details see Hongkong Ice Company, Ltd.

In about 1874, the factory started ice production with its first machine at Causeway Bay (Great George Street at the praya). The company was sold to Messrs. Jardine, Matheson & Co in 1879. 

Gloucester Road and Causeway Bay 1980

This is almost a panorama image (from two separate photos on Flickr) with a bit missing in the centre. I think it was taken from the pedestrian crossing over Gloucester Road at Percival Street. It shows the junction with the Cross Harbour Tunnel looking east.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1980

Landau's Restaurant on the 1980 map

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1980

Cropped from the 1980 map.

Landau's 1980

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1980

From my 19

Landau's [1976-c.1990]

Date Place completed: 
c.1976-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)
Date Place demolished: 
c.1990-01-01 (Year, Month, Day are approximate)

Was located at 257, Gloucester Road, Causeway Bay.

Labelled "Atmosphere Restaurant". The restaurant was opened in 1976 by Leo Landau who also owened Jimmy's Kitchen. Probably closed in about 1990 when the building was demolished for the new Sino Plaza that opened in 1992.

From my 1980 Hong Kong Tourist Association Official Guidebook.

Palace Theatre Building

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1985

1965 Swimming Pools of Victoria Park in Causeway Bay = 銅鑼灣維多利亞公園游泳池

70 Tai Hang Road and Grandview Mansion on the extreme left hand side.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1965

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