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Everything tagged "resettlement estate"

Shek Pai Wan Estate (1st generation - resettlement estate) [1968-c.2000]

Date Place completed: 
c.1968-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)
Date Place demolished: 
c.2000-12-31 (Year, Month, Day are approximate)

Wikipedia says the seven blocks were built between 1966 and 1968.

Block 2 was demolished for safety reasons in 1998, and the whole estate had been redeveloped by 2007.

Temporary structures form a transit camp for these future resettlement dwellers alongside a Kwun Tong estate 1966

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

Tsz Wan Shan Resettlement Blocks

Text on Flickr: 慈雲山 (Google translated = Tsz Wan Shan).

Resettlement blocks in this area. No date given, probably mid 1970's.

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

Wong Tai Sin Resettlement Estate [????-????]

Unknown estate under construction, 1965

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

Hi all, my first post here. Can anyone identify where this photo was taken?

It was uploaded by H. Grobe to the Wikimedia Commons under a free licence with no information attached other than the date, 1965. I've been trying to add the location, but I'm stumped!

I have poked around numerous locations on Google Earth including Aberdeen, Wah Fu/Cyberport, Tuen Mun, island east, Tsing Yi, Sai Kung...but nothing stands out in particular. Made more difficult by the reclamation and the fact that these buildings have likely been redeveloped.

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