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1975 Pedder Street

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

Still a busy street corner. Note the Airlines handled by Jardine Airways at Jardine House. I think the photo also shows the introducttion of the traffic yellow box markings at the junction. 

1963 Des Voeux Road Central

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

Wing On owned the buildings on either side of the Liu Chong Hing Bank.

Flooding caused by the 19th July 1926 rainstorm, Des Voeux Road, Hong Kong

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1926

From 

University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: NA16-081. Image from an album in The National Archives referenced as ‘HONG KONG 3. Views of Hong Kong from the 1860s to the 1920s' (CO 1069-446). The round sign on the electricy pole on the left reads: CARS STOP HERE IF REQUIRED. According to the Hong Kong Observatory, the highest record of daily rainfall ever recorded in Hong Kong, is 534.1 millimetres - the 19th July 1926 rainstorm.

Typhoon damage downtown.jpg

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1962

Des Voeux Road/Pedder Street 1972

Think the building on the right is Alexandra House (2nd gen.), then GPO and P&O Building (5th gen.)

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1972

Des Voeux Road West

1920s Naval Yard Building Main Entrance - Rickshaw Rank

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1925

1930s Naval Yard Buildings - Rickshaw Rank

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1931

1936 Typhoon scene 1

Fallen tree near the Causeway Bay Tram Station.

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

1990s Shophouse at Corner of Belcher's Street and Davis Street

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1995

Replaced by Westview Heights in year 2000.

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