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Hong Kong Central 1980 and 2017

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2017

From left Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Jardine House and in front the new General Post Office (GPO).
left: 1980 GPO located at the waterfront
right: 2017 waterfront behind the photographer due to reclamation works in the 1990s. Coastline extended by 350 metres.

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1936 Typhoon Queen's Rd C

Shows the junction of Queen's Road Central and Battery Path. Note the heavy rain and the damage to the trees.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1936

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Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2011

United Centre [1981- ]

Date Place completed: 
1981-01-01

Address: 95 Queensway

Emporis gives end of construction as 1980, so it opened in 1981. 

Height (tip) 140.00 m

Floors (above ground) 36

It is used for commercial offices.

1966 Central waterfront and Peak

China Insurance Group Building under construction.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1966

China Insurance Group Building [1967- ]

Date Place completed: 
c.1967-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)

Located at 141 Des Voeux Road Central. It extends along Gilman Road until Connaught Road (praya until early 1980s ). Emporis gives 1967 as opening date.

The building has 31 floors and is 103 m high, the first one above 100 m in this area. It's used for offices.

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1978 Central GPO

GPO pier for mail boats.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1978

1957 Central Pier view

It looks as the GPO Mail distribution bridge and tower is under contruction.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1957

Buildings near Star Ferry terminal - HK in '75

General Post Office and the GPO Mail distribution bridge and tower (darker structure centre right).

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

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