Century-old remains in Central to be dismantled and reassembled like ‘Lego bricks,’ activist complains

Heritage advocates have slammed the Urban Renewal Authority (URA) for not fully assessing the remains of 137-year-old buildings in Central before putting forward a proposal to dismantle and then reassemble them into a wall. The remains, located on Cochrane Street next to the Mid-Levels escalator, are believed to belong to ten tenement buildings or tong lau built between 1879 and 1880. The URA’s […]