Old photos of 1970s Hong Kong show a city that is instantly familiar, yet strangely foreign

//Old photos of 1970s Hong Kong show a city that is instantly familiar, yet strangely foreign

Old photos of 1970s Hong Kong show a city that is instantly familiar, yet strangely foreign

Towers of glass and steel project the futuristic image of a Hong Kong that has traditionally discarded its own past on a path to establishing its place in the world as a major global entrepot. Physical remnants of yesterday have often been obliterated in collision with a society whose eyes were firmly fixed on visions of tomorrow and the hope it held.Yet while the all-consuming modernity of Hong Kong’s 21st century urban milieu has erased much tangible evidence of old Hong Kong, even now potent…

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