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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): 
1963

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

1963 Aerial view of Kowloon - Yau Ma Tei = 九龍航空景觀 - 油麻地

Bottom left is the Public Square Street Pier and the Yau Ma Tei Police Station (2nd gen)..

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

An aerial view of Lai Chi Kok Bay.

The Lai Chi Kok Bridge is in the front and Mei Foo Sun Chuen is on the right 1976

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

Jordan aerial view 1945-11-11

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

Kowloon and Victoria Harbour (WW II)

Aerial photograph from 1944 or 1945

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

Tsim Sha Tsui waterfront 1976

Text on Flickr: 

A view of Tsim Sha Tsui waterfront near the junction of Salisbury Road and Chatham Road South. The Jumbo Floating Restaurant that is still under construction can be seen 1976

New World Centre under construction, Regent/InterConti Hotel construction site prepared.

 

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

Kowloon Hospital aerial photo 1949

The building circled in red is the Block M of Kowloon Hospital. The Signal station is located at the NW of this building, a white structure (zoom view), at the upper edge of the aerial photo.

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