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Au Trou Normand (French Restaurant, First Location) [1964-????]

Date Place completed: 
c.1964-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)

SCMP reported in 2003: Founded by a former French paratrooper, Bernard Vigneau, in 1964, the 60-seat restaurant was a slice of Europe in Tsim Sha Tsui. 

The restaurant was located at 6 Hankow Road (probably inside the Hanchung Mansion which opened 05/1962), at least until the 1980s.

It moved later to 4B-6H Carnarvon Road.

1963 Hankow Rd TST

Peninsula Hotel on the right, then Hotel Merlin, next possibly Metropole Building under construction,and behind Peking Road is Mohan's Building.  

YMCA building on the left.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1963

Au Trou Normand 1980

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

From the "Hong Kong Tourist Association Official Guidebook" , year 1980.

TST Christmas

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2014

Merry Christmas to all of you, and a happy new year.

Temporary Buildings near Signal Hill [c.1920-c.1927]

Date Place completed: 
c.1920-01-01 (Year, Month, Day are approximate)
Date Place demolished: 
c.1927-12-31 (Year, Month, Day are approximate)

Reclamation of land at the southern end of Tsim Sha Tsui was finished around 1905. This was in connection with the proposed Kowloon Canton Railway. Since 1899, the government discussed several plans and locations for both the railway line and the terminus.

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1994 Hong Kong street scene (2)

Nathan Road south of the junction with Mody Road.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1994

尖沙嘴消防局 Tsim Sha Tsui Fire Station 1947

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1947

Red Lion Inn at No. 7, Lock Road

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2009

From Google Street view. Probably 5th generation Red Lion Inn.

Peking Road 2006

Red Lips bar on the left.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2006

Peninsula Hotel Lobby 2014

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2014

Obviously not a place to wear shorts and T-shirt.

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