Other Heritage Activity

October 2014

Behind Old Central - What Urban Landscapes and Photographs Can Tell

From the trade and financial centre in the City of Victoria to the CBD and administrative base of the HKSAR government of today, the Central District has been cardinal to, and a witness of, Hong Kong's social, economic and political development.

This public event presented by the Hong Kong Heritage Project's (HKHP) uncovered the secrets Behind Old Central through a display of historic materials from our archival collection and new insights provided by prominent local historians. In collaboration with the Antiquities and Monuments Office, Behind Old Central - What Urban Landscapes and Photographs Can Tell included a seminar, public exhibition and family workshop at the Hong Kong Heritage Discovery Centre.