Blue Pool Road Residential House

Address: 92 Blue Pool Road (alias “But Lo” 弼廬) (IL 3685 & IL 3686) Status: Grade 2 since 2018 Date:1950 Architects: Chau & Lee Architects and Engineers (周李建築師工程師事務所)   The site: The site of this house was originally part of a larger development.  In 1933,...

Blue Pool Road & Broom Road Housing Development

Address: 118 & 120 Blue Pool Road & 5-7 Broom Road (IL 5042 and IL 5082) Status: Grade 3 since 2010 and 2018 respectively. Date: 1938 Architect: Unknown The site In 1937, all the lots between 126 Blue Pool Road and 9 Broom Road were acquired by Eu Tong-sen...

European Flats on Holly Road

Address: 2-8 Holly Road (IL 5043) Status: demolished in 1957 Date: 1938 Architect: unknown The site where Blue Pool Court now stands was acquired by Lung Ping Po in 1937. An early example of modernist residential house was built in the following year. The building...

Jockey Club Mafoos’ Quarters

Address: 58 and 60 Blue Pool Road Completion date: 1955 Architect: S. E. Faber Owner/Developer: Hong Kong Jockey Club   Following the considerable financial success of the Jockey Club in the 1950s and the subsequent increase in staff, it became necessary for the...

Repulse Bay Towers

Luke Him Sau 119A Repulse Bay Road, Repulse Bay 1964 Designed by architect H.S. Luke and built by Paul Y. Construction Co. Ltd., the Repulse Bay Towers finished construction in November of 1963. It stands at 200 feet elevation on the hillside overlooking the Repulse...

Tai On Building

Wong Ng Ouyang & Associates 57-87 Shau Kei Wan Road, Sai Wan Ho...

Taikoo Shing

Wong Tung & Partners (Robert N. Kessler) Tai Koo Shing Road, Quarry Bay...

Apartment Houses, 177-179 Prince Edward Road West

Nos. 177-179 Prince Edward Road West consists of a pair of four-storeyed, semi-detached European-styled flats built with reinforced concrete sometime between 1930 and 1935. Designed with a certain degree of spatial flexibility and comfort in mind, the buildings provided a better quality living environment than most Chinese tenement houses at the time. In fact, there is evidence to suggest they may have been constructed in response to the growing number of wealthy refugees moving to Hong Kong from mainland China in response to growing political and social unrest.

3-storey House, 20 Kadoorie Avenue

  Faitfone Wong, Hong Kong Engineering & Construction Company 20 Kadoorie Avenue, Mongkok, Kowloon 1956-1957 The Kadoorie Estate itself dates from 1931, when Hong Kong Engineering & Construction Co., a company controlled by the Kadoorie family, purchased...

2-storey House, 20 Stanley Village Road

  Palmer and Turner Architects 20 Stanley Village Road, Stanley c. 1955 (demolished) The house was designed for Lam Chik-Suen, one of the managers of Lam, Woo & Company.  It sits on a site with two different levels, the lower of which was occupied by a tennis...

3-storey Apartment House, 7 Verbena Road

  John Shao-Ling Woo 7 Verbena Road, Yau Yat Chuen Garden City, Kowloon 1953-55 Designed for a Mr. C.C. So by architect John Shao-Ling Woo, the building was built using reinforced concrete.  It consists of three floors of apartments, each containing three...

Kowloon Tong Garden City Estate

Adams, Little and Woods Architects; E.D. Shanks Kowloon Tong 1922-1932 The Kowloon Tong Garden City Estate is one of the few remaining examples of “garden city” development in Hong Kong in the early 20th century.  The project was initiated in 1921 by Montague Ede, a...
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