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1965 Central reclamation

Mid-1960s, the time when drastic changes occured along the waterfront (i.e. Connaught Road). Reclamation works started (extreme right)

From the left

General Post Ofiice

P&O Building (5th generation)

Grand Building

Fung House (first generation)

empty lot (Chinese Club Building will come in 1966)

Heung Lam Building ( a very slim building)

The Chinese General Chamber of Commerce Building

34, 35, 36, 37 Connaught Road Central (at least a few of these houses left)

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1965

1954 Central view

Shows both Queen's Piers. 

The harbour in front of the older Queen's Pier is not yet reclaimed yet, there will be the Star Ferry Pier (3rd location) in about three year's time.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1954

1963 The Mandarin Hotel = 文華酒店

Amazing how tiny the St. George's Hotel is compared to its neighbours.

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

1850/60's Praya Reclamation [1859- ]

Date Place completed: 
c.1859-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)

It started with this photo found on Gloucester Tower (Pedder Street near Des Voeux Road):

1950s Central Reclamation

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1953

Tag showing 1865 central reclamation

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

Seen on the Gloucester Tower on Pedder Street, near the entrance to the Landmark Atrium (approx. 50 m south of Des Voeux Rd.C).

1890s Central Reclamation [1903- ]

Date Place completed: 
c.1903-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)

City_of_Victoria,_Hong_Kong (1899-1904)

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1900
Description

Part of the City of Victoria, Hong Kong, showing east end of reclamation.

Land reclamation in Central (2004)

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2004

Wanchai ferry pier under construction

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