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Mei Foo aerial view 1970.jpg

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1970

1963.2-HK-Maps-Lai-Chi-Kok-Aerial-views.jpg

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

Annotated copy of aerial photo from HKmaps.com, ref: 1963.2

See https://gwulo.com/comment/59596#comment-59596 for explanation of the annotations.

1947.1-HK-Maps-Lai-Chi-Kok-Aerial-views.jpg

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1947

Annotated copy of aerial photo from HKmaps.com, ref: 1947.1

See https://gwulo.com/comment/59596#comment-59596 for explanation of the annotations.

Tsim Sha Tsui from the east mid-1970s

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1976

From Wikimedia Commons

Aerial view from the eastern side, mid 1970s. In the distance, Tsing Yi Power Station can be spotted.

Tsim_Sha_Tsui,_Hong_Kong mid-1970s

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1976

From Wikimedia Commons

Likely a postcard from the second half of the 1970s. Holt's Wharf was already demolished to make way for the New World Centre.

Shek Tong Tsui Godowns (1950s) and map (1905)

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1955

Photo cropped from Aerial of Sai Ying Pun 1950s, the map from 1905 in on Gwulo.

Along Connaught Road (after 1900s reclamation), godowns were built in Sai Ying Pun and Shek Tong Tsui (the border between the two districts is a bit east of the "o" in Connaught on the map). 

Aerial View of Tsuen Wan and Tsing Yi = 荃灣和青衣空中景觀 1990

The view is south, a bit tricky for orientation and identification. 

Texaco Oil Depot already gone, the CRC Oil Depot on Nga Ying Chau is still there, only the island has been merged with Tsing Yi.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1990

Hong Kong Central and Sheung Wan = 香港中、中環[圖中可見恒生根行大廈、消防局和港外線碼頭] 1960s

Photo from the early 1960s showing the renewal process of houses on Connaught Road. From left to right are (to my best knowledge)

General Post Office

P & O Building (5th gen) under construction

Grand Building with Catholic Centre

Fung House (1st gen)

Chines Club Building (under construction)

The Chinese General Chamber of Commerce Building

34, 35, 36, 37 Connaught Road Central (under demolition)

Nexxus Building

Central Fire Station

Nexxus Building was completed in 1962, so the date should be 1963-65.

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

The reclamation project in Central 1963

Piers under construction:

Blake Pier (2nd generation)  and Inner Harbour Services Pier [1964-1995]

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

1945 Central, Sheung Wan to Sai Ying Pun Piers (annotated)

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1945

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