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Central harbourfront (once upon a time), 2016

Standing under the bridge by Lung Wo Road 龍和道 and Man Yiu Street 民耀街 (or thereabouts), looking at what used to be the Central waterside. From right, the AIA Tower, Hutchison House, Bank of America Tower... Hopewell Centre 合和中心 somewhere in the background, Prince of Wales building, Citic Tower... Central Plaza.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2016

Central harbourfront (as was), 2011

Harbour view of Hong Kong island, taken from Lung Wo Road 龍和道. Looking from the General Post Office down along what used to be the harbour's edge, to the AIA building, Hutchison House and the Prince of Wales building.

March 2011.

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

Central harbourfront, 2001

Harbour view of Hong Kong island, most likely taken from the Star Ferry. Looking from the Central Star Ferry Pier to the Prince of Wales building and Citic Tower.

May 2001.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2001

Looking out from our balcony, Pak Sui Yuen 百粹苑

View from the second floor of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University's visiting professor / student accommodation, Pak Sui Yuen 百粹苑 (now the site of Hotel Icon) on Science Museum Road 科學館道, Tsim Sha Tsui East 尖東.

In the background is, on left, the Chinachem Golden Plaza 華懋廣場 (with cinema) and, on right, the New Mandarin Centre 新文華中心, with the "delightful" Club BBoss.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2001

Space Museum scaffolding

Scaffolding and workers on the Space Museum's dome, February 2001. Taken on an Olympus C-1000L early digital camera (borrowed from the PolyU).

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2001

Old buildings, Jordan 佐敦

Rear or side of old building on Jordan Road 佐敦道 near Chi Wo Street, Jordan. Apparently this building was demolished around 2002.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2001

Old building, Jordan 佐敦

Frontage of old building on Jordan Road 佐敦道 near Chi Wo Street, Jordan. Apparently this building was demolished around 2002.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2001

Jordan 佐敦, Kowloon 九龍

I'm not sure where this is. I seem to remember it was near the "other side" of Canton Road, perhaps somewhere up into Jordan, around Ferry Street area? Certainly somewhere I only went once by car or taxi.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2001

South Seas Centre 南洋中心, Tsim Sha Tsui East 尖東

South Seas Centre 南洋中心 and Urban Council Centenary Garden fountain, Tsim Sha Tsui East 尖東.

Taken on the morning of a day out to The Peak with student friends from PolyU! 6 May 2001.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2001

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