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A gentrified mess: How Hong Kong’s Central Market restoration tarnished an architectural gem

The Central Market Revitalisation Project, led by the Urban Renewal Authority since 2009, is now complete, and the public can assess the authorities’ concept of “revitalisation.” An architectural gem has become a sterile cacophony of mostly unneeded shops. Like everything else in Hong Kong these days, the project was kept under wraps until it was […]