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Baby Blocks in Wanchai 灣仔袖珍樓

已有 1359 次閱讀2014-10-21 08:13 |個人分類:Wan Chai 灣仔|系統分類:Travel @ HK

One day, when I pass by Hennessy Road in Wanchai (灣仔), I notice a baby block is sandwiched between two large buildings. It is quite funny. This is the ignition point for me to take a series of baby blocks in Wanchai in the weeks to come. The first photo below is the baby block drawing my attention. I am pleased to share with you this peculiar phenomenon in Wanchai Hong Kong.

No. 287 Hennessy Road

No. 470 Hennessy Road, Kam Cheung Building.

No. 57 Wanchai Road

No. 8 St. Francis Street

No.12 St. Francis Street, Wanchai.

No. 91 Wanchai Road is Chun On Pawn Shop.

No. 159 Johnston Road

No. 104, 106 & 108 Johnston Road

No. 168 Queen's Road East is like an orphan, with no buildings at both sides. On the ground floor, it is 168 Gallery.

No. 186, 188 & 190 Queen's Road East is now vacant and will be demolished by Hong Kong Government.
It has been rejuvenated in 2014.

No. 221 Queen's Road East. This baby block was built in 1913. It is now Environmental Resource Centre. The centre is the former Wanchai Post Office, which has been declared as a protected historical building. Started from 1st September 2006, Green Power was responsible for the daily operation and management of the centre.

No. 72, 72A, 74 & 74A Stone Nullah Lane. It is also called Blue House, a pre-war 4-storey balony-type tenement block. It is a Grade 1 historical building.

No. 371 Hennessy Road (at the junction of Hennessy Road and Marsh Road) is occupied by Tung Tak Pawn Shop. This baby block has at least 80 years history. For photo of Tung Tak in 1930's, please click here.

No. 60A, 62, 64, 66 Johnston Road (opposite to Southorn Playground) is now a building of bar and restaurants. Originally, it was Wo Cheong Pawn Shop (和昌大押), completed in 1888-1900s.

No. 247-267 Queen's Road East.


No. 238-240 Queen's Road East.


No. 3 St. Francis Street.


Steward Road & Jaffe Road


Islet Relics /2010


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