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Junction of Canton Road and Peking Road 2014

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

Junction of Canton Road and Peking Road [c.1890- ]

Date Place completed: 
c.1890-01-01 (Year, Month, Day are approximate)

Peking Road was constructed around 1890. As Canton Road is older, 1890 was set as completion date.

The Peninsular Hotel Lobby

mid 1970s

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1975

Hanley House [1977- ]

Date Place completed: 
c.1977-11-01 (Day is approximate)

Located at 68-80 Canton Road.

Occupation Date:11/1977

Number of Units : 72

Number of Floors:  12 floor(s)

Units per floor:  6 unit(s)

(from Centadata)

Peking Road, 1950-54

Most interesting photo showing Peking Road from Canton Road to Nathan Road (Chungking Arcade slightly visible in the distance).

Right hand side is TST Market, then Chinese Houses, and Ho Tung Mansions further along the road.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1950

Tsim Sha Tsui Star Ferry terminal, Kowloon, Hong Kong, ca. 1930

Charles Gesner van der Voort (1916-1991) worked at Holland-China Trading Company (HCHC), with offices in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Tientsin (Tianjin), Rotterdam and London. At the start of the company, in 1903, Willem Kien (1877-1970) started to work for HCHC in Shanghai, later becoming director. In 1921 he left China and became director at the Rotterdam head office, at Diergaardelaan 36.

Willem Kien obtained this photo during a visit to Hong Kong in the 1930s.

Courtesy Kien family archives

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1930

Star Hotel and Rose Hotel(星光酒店及玫瑰酒店)

Date estimated to late 1950s. (see discussion below)

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1959

Hyatt Regency(凱悅酒店)

Alpha House under construction, so the date should be 1963.

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

1948 Kowloon Peninsula

Shows Navy Fuel Depot, rebuilt after WW2.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1948

Chatham Road Houses 1927/28 annotated

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1928

Cropped from Kowloon air view TST 1927-28

This annotated part of the aerial view shows buildings on Chatham Road between Signal Hill and Cameron Road.

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