Analyses | Land, housing and infrastructure | 2014-01-20 | Sing Tao

Redevelopment and the continuity in economic activities

Sun King Kee Noodle Shop, which appeared in the music video for the ‘Hong Kong: Our Home’ Campaign theme song, will close down next year under a redevelopment plan of Urban Renewal Authority (URA). It is sad to see old shops being relegated to history, and it reminds us of the conflicts between redevelopment and the conservation of local culture. The Centre’s weekly analysis ponders URA’s redevelopment strategy and suggests the Authority to take into account the continuity of local economic activities besides the conservation of heritage buildings, neighbourhood life and authentic culture.

The full version of the commentary is in Chinese only.