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Lok King Premises westward to Pottinger Street [????-????]

Submitted by Herostratus on Fri, 11/18/2016 - 14:43

Lok King's premises belonged to and were occupied by Lane Crawford and Co. To the westward were European buildings right up to the corner of Pottinger Street. Next to Lane Crawford's were the offices of the solicitors Wotton and Deacon, also a millinery establishment, owned by a Miss Roase, and MacEwen and Frickel's store.


Source: Old Hong Kong by Colonial Vol 1

Armstrong's Auction rooms & Victoria Hall [????-????]

Submitted by Herostratus on Fri, 11/18/2016 - 14:41

Armstrong's Auction rooms and other the Victoria Hall belonging to the late Mr. Dorabjee faced on Queen's Road and the Praya ( now Des Voeux Road  and the whole intervening Iength of Pottinger Street. And ye gods, the charges for a room and meals were from $2 a day and up and the menu was lengthy and first class. And en passant, the Hongkong Hotel charges were then not much higher; rooms from $2 and up, breakfast and tiffin 50 cents per meal and dinner ( about 22 courses or more ) 75 cents.