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Heritage Preservation & Revitalisation

Shanghai Street/Argyle Street

Location
600-626 Shanghai Street, Mong Kok
No. of buildings
14 nos.
Completion year
1920-26 (10 nos.) 1963-64 (4 nos.)
Antiquities Authority Grading
Grade 2 Historic Building (pre-war buildings)
Area
916 square metres
Existing GFA
3,944 square metres
Affected population
157
Affected property interests
36
Affected households
81

Project Development Information


Total GFA approx. 5,194 square metres

Project Status


Construction works in progress.

Targeted completion by 2018/19. 

Project Programme


Commenced in September 2008, the Town Planning Board has gazetted the approved Development Scheme Plan under section 9(5) of the TPO on 12 March 2010.

The Town Planning Board has approved the section 16 planning application on 12 December 2014.

Background


The shop house cluster at Shanghai Street comprises 10 no. of veranda type per-war buildings, typical of streetscapes in old Hong Kong streetscape.

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