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1960 central waterfront

From right:

189, Des Voeux Road Central

The Sun Company, Limited (the slim building)

Sincere Department Store

a couple of unassigned slim houses

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

Terraced building on Nathan Road/Jordan Road (south-west corner) [c.1924-c.1966]

Date Place completed: 
c.1924-01-01 (Year, Month, Day are approximate)
Date Place demolished: 
c.1966-01-01 (Year, Month, Day are approximate)

House at the junction of Nathan and Jordan Roads on K.I.L. 1354 (south-west corner). It has a rounded front with arches, similar to the house on the opposite corner of the junction. Today's address 241 & 243 Nathan Road.

Appears first on the 1924 aerial photograph on hkmaps.hk. Was replaced by the Everest Building that opened in 1967. 

Terraced building on Nathan Road/Jordan Road (north-east corner) [c.1924-c.1963]

Date Place completed: 
c.1924-01-01 (Year, Month, Day are approximate)
Date Place demolished: 
c.1963-01-01 (Year, Month, Day are approximate)

Houses at the junction of Nathan and Jordan Roads on K.I.L. 102 and (part of) L.I.L. 1294 (north-east corner). Address today 298-306 Nathan Rd.

Visible on many photos with the EVERGREEN (store) sign and has a rounded front with arches  similar to the house on the opposite corner of the junction.

Appears first on the 1924 aerial photograph on hkmaps.hk. Was replaced by New Lucky House that opened in 1964. 

1955 Sheung Wan waterfront

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1955

1961 Nathan rd 72 Cheong Hing Store

Cheong Hing Store right hand in the back.

Just wondering what the man (a tourist with a camera?) is doing with the kids? Or vice versa. Begging for sweets?

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1961

Cheong Hing Store Advert 1938

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1938

Cheong Hing Store 1980

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

From the "H

Cheong Hing Store [????-????]

The Cheong Hing Store was located at the Junction of Nathan Road and Humphreys Avenue, the address was 72, Nathan Road. According to their website, Cheong Hing Stores opened in 1917, a location is not given. Until the end of the 1950's, it was located in the Terraced building along Nathan Road, between Humphreys Ave and Carnarvon Road. On their website they say that the store moved to Humphreys Ave. in the 1960's

China Emporium build date

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1932
Places shown in this photo: 

SCMP newsprint for 5 April 1932 indicating a new emporium is to be built. Presumably this was the imposing China Emporium mentioned in an earlier posting.

Crown's department store

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

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