Also named Rutter Lane. Short road in Tai Ping Shan. I'm not sure if the stairs at the end of the street still belong to Rutter Street.
First photo is from 1870 when is was more a path than a road. <Read more ...>
The land was resumed and the buildings were demolished by the government in the mid 1890's due to insanitary conditions of the area being responsible for the plague epidemic.
Full report on resumption by the Government dated 11th August 1896 online here (click link twice) <Read more ...>
From an ebay auction many years ago <Read more ...>
Part of Tai Ping Shan clearances after the plague epidemic in the 1890s
From Hong Kong Public Libraries Collection <Read more ...>
Part of Tai Ping Shan slum clearances after the plague epidemic in the 1890s
Taken c1910-1920 Houses on right run along south side of Tai Ping Shan street <Read more ...>
Taken from Hollywood Road <Read more ...>
Taken from Water Lane <Read more ...>
An old tenement building in Tai Ping Shan with a sloped roof.
Definitely pre-war, the facade is also similar to buildings in pictures taken around the time of the plague epidemic, although it doesn't seem likely that it could be that old.
Its been empty for years, does anyone have any more information on this building?
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