“The Past and Future of Industries” in Kwun Tong, Kowloon Bay and Kai Tak – EKEO proposals

HF: The Energising Kowloon East Office (EKEO) “is formulating strategies to sustain the industrial culture in Kowloon East” ie Kwun Tong, Kowloon Bay and the Kai Tak airport site. EKEO says “You are encouraged to take part in this meaningful process… Your participation will make a difference!” Indeed.

Many thanks to IDJ for sending “The Spirit of Creation” link and adapting extracts for inclusion in this article.

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East Sun Cotton Mill (East Sun Industrial Centre), Wah Kiu Cotton Mill (Kwun Tong Industrial Centre), Camel Paint Building (New Camel Paint Building), Crocodile Centre (New Crocodile Centre), Nanyang Cotton (Nanyang Plaza), China Paint Factory (Millennium City 5)

This image does not come from the EKEO document.

Kwun Tong Development 1964 HK Memory Courtesy Tim Ko

Kwun Tong Development 1964 Courtesy: HK Memory Project/Tim Ko

This article was first posted on 5th January 2016.

Source: The Spirit of Creation – EKEO The future of Kowloon East

See: some of the typically marvellous and original ideas a couple of HK Government Department’s have come up with to “respect and inherit the industrial culture of Kowloon East during the transformation”.

  1. LCSD – The Spirit of Creation In Tsun Yip Street Playground Phase 1, four containers have been transformed into functional pavilions to showcase the industrial development of Kowloon East through an exhibition of graphics, videos and works of art
  2. DEVB – Decoration of switch boxes including the one at the junction of Tsun Yip Street and How Ming Street in Kwun Tong

Related Indhhk articles:

  1. The Industrial Development of Kwun Ting, 1953 to 1964
  2. Kwun Tong 1950-2000 – Government Study about the Industrial History of Kwun Tong
  3. Koon Fu salt yards – place name Kwun Tong

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