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Office of The PRC Ministry of Foreign Affairs [1997- ]

Date Place completed: 
1997-01-01

Address is 42 Kennedy Road and 75 Macdonnell Road

Previous place(s) at this location: 

Baitul Fakir [1914-c.1945]

Date Place completed: 
c.1914-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)
Date Place demolished: 
c.1945-01-01 (Year, Month, Day are approximate)

On IL 1890. Site was cleared when Kennedy Road was straightened.

Also called Baitul Fukur. Name of House comes from this discussion

17-19 Kennedy Road. Copyright Lo Family. benbowen.

The Lo Yuk-Tong family house, at 17-19 Kennedy Road, was first built in 1919, and demolished near 1970. It is one of the sites that was redeveloped to build current day Hopewell Centre.

17-19 Kennedy Road [1919-c.1970]

Date Place completed: 
c.1919-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)
Date Place demolished: 
c.1970-01-01 (Year, Month, Day are approximate)

Posted by Ben Bowen:

17-19 Kennedy Road. Copyright Lo Family. benbowen.

The Lo Yuk-Tong family house, at 17-19 Kennedy Road, was first built in 1919, and demolished near 1970.

64 Kennedy Road. Copyright Lo Family. benbowen.

64 Kennedy Road's Ngan family house, taken from the rooftop of 17-19 Kennedy Road.

17-19 Kennedy Road. Copyright Lo Family. benbowen.

The Lo Yuk-Tong family house, at 17-19 Kennedy Road, was first built in 1919, and demolished near 1970.

17-19 Kennedy Road. Copyright Lo Family. benbowen.

The Lo Yuk-Tong family house, at 17-19 Kennedy Road, was first built in 1919, and demolished near 1970. It is one of the sites that was redeveloped to build current day Hopewell Centre.

The pictures show the front entrance on Kennedy Road. After walking in, you will find yourself at a small pagoda. On the left of the pagoda, stone steps lined with flower pots lead down 1-storey to the front door of the house. The front door was located on the third floor of the house. 

17-19 Kennedy Road. Copyright Lo Family. benbowen.

The Lo Yuk-Tong family house, at 17-19 Kennedy Road, was first built in 1919, and demolished near 1970. It is one of the sites that was redeveloped to build current day Hopewell Centre. The picture shows the North facing side of the house, and is taken at night when the house was lit up celebrating the marriage of the eldest grandson.

17-19 Kennedy Road. Copyright Lo Family. benbowen.

The Lo Yuk-Tong family house, at 17-19 Kennedy Road, was first built in 1919, and demolished near 1970. It is one of the sites that was redeveloped to build current day Hopewell Centre. The picture shows the front side of the house, facing North. The house is built on the hillside with Kennedy Road being on Level 4 and terraced gardens on both sides.

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