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Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2020

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Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2020

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Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2020

Li Yuen Archway (李苑) [c.1937- ]

Date Place completed: 
c.1937-12-01 (Year is approximate)

 

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This is what's left of the gateway of a private estate.  Likely to have a wall surrounding the property. Now being used as a landmark in a public park at the location.

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2/2/2015 Sunrise Tai Hing Estate

Similar view like in 1977, but now green and occupied.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2015

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

By Wpcpey [CC BY-SA 4.0  (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], from Wikimedia Commons

The beach on the right is Lido Beach, the small one left is Casam Beach.

In the centre Edinburgh Villa is still standing.

2017 - Leaving Hong Kong (Tuen Mun)

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

Tuen Mun from the plane.

Same direction/view as this one 25 years before:

Tai Hing Estate

Five of the cruciform buildings of Tai Hing Estate. Most likely still under construction, no sign of roads and any infrastructure is visible. Date estimated to be 1977.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1977

Tai Hing Estate [c.1977- ]

Date Place completed: 
c.1977-01-01 (Year, Month, Day are approximate)

From Wikipedia:

The Tai Hing Estate (Chinese: 大興邨) is the second public housing estate and the oldest existing public housing estate in Tuen Mun, New Territories, Hong Kong. There are 8,602 flats on the estate with capacity to house 21,100 people.

The site was previously farms near the coastline of Castle Peak Bay before the land reclamation of the bay for the construction of Tuen Mun New Town.

Tuen Mun from the air 1972

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

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