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Bank of Canton (2nd Generation) [c.1966-c.1989]

Date Place completed: 
c.1966-01-01 (Year, Month, Day are approximate)
Date Place demolished: 
c.1989-01-01 (Year, Month, Day are approximate)

Bought by HK land  in 1982, demolished c1989 for construction of Galleria Shopping Podium & 9 Queens Road Central Development

Previous place(s) at this location: 

Fu House [1952-1989]

Date Place completed: 
c.1952-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)
Date Place demolished: 
1989-01-01

Small triangular shaped building mainly on Ice House Street

9 Queens Road Central/Galleria [1990- ]

Date Place completed: 
c.1990-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)

Completed by HK Land in 1990, sold to Chinese Consortium in 1992

Site was made up of of three buildings:

Holland House

Bank of Canton Building

Fu Building

Originally plan was to combine with Standard Chartered building for one large development but owners of Henley building site refused to sell.

Forum & Three Exchange Square [1988- ]

Date Place completed: 
c.1988-10-01 (Month, Day are approximate)

Construction started within days of the record HKD4.7bn bid for the site in February 1982. This purchase, at the top of the property bubble, almost bankrupted HK land

1 & 2 Exchange Square [1985- ]

Date Place completed: 
c.1985-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)

Construction started within days of the record HKD4.7bn bid for the site in February 1982. This purchase, at the top of the property bubble, almost bankrupted HK land

1 & 2 opened in 1985, the Forum and Tower 3 in late 1988.

Landmark Atrium [1980- ]

Date Place completed: 
1980-12-15

Official opening of Landmark Phase 1 was 15th December 1980

1997 - Central

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1997

Detail of Hollywood Road in Feb 1963 Showing Central Theatre

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

Building circled is where this movie was shot from:http://gwulo.com/atom/13114

Very high resolution full versions of this picture can be purchased online from the Government Mapping Service website. (They have a complete Hong Kong set from 1963)

1994 - Central

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1994

1994 - Rednaxela Terrace

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1994

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