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Giselle


Kid of Causeway Bay

“Today I’m with Mummy in Causeway Bay before she takes me to playgroup. We’re enjoying looking at all the plants sold here. I like matching my clothes with my Mummy – check out my watch, it’s got pandas on it!”

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Causeway Bay: Then & Now


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Causeway Bay embodies the many facets of Hong Kong – the fast pace, fascinating contrasts and dynamic energy. From the city’s very beginning to the present day, its diversity and vibrancy makes it a beloved neighbourhood.

  • Sandy Ki


    Owner, Old San Yang

    It’s difficult to imagine Causeway Bay as anything but a bustling metropolis, but Sandy Ki has witnessed the neighbourhood evolve into the burgeoning business and shopping hub it is today…

    Interviews
  • Auntie Yuk


    Pantyhose vendor on Pak Sha Road

    “I’ve had customers, including celebrities and politicians, who would definitely get upset if I ever moved my stall. I’m sure they’d be asking people…

    Streetsnaps
  • Celia Garcia


    Long-term Po Leung Kuk volunteer

    “Have you ever heard of ‘airplane olives’? Hawkers would scream from the ground floor, selling their snacks from the street, so we’d drop money down from our balcony and they’d throw the olives up to us…

    Interviews
  • Jessica Lau


    Program Manager, Sustainable Ecological Ethical Development Foundation (SEED)

    A giant satellite dish is not what you’d expect to find in the middle of a farm, but then again, this is no ordinary farm: it’s located on…

    Interviews
  • Candy Cheung


    Shun Kee Typhoon Shelter Seafood Owner

    “We grew up here on the water. In the 1950s and 1960s, the Causeway Bay typhoon shelter used to be filled with these floating restaurants, but by the 90s, they’d begun to disappear. Some of the few that remained eventually shut down and opened up on-land instead…

    Streetsnaps
  • Pink


    Makeup artist

    Pink relaxes at her favourite cafe and shares her journey from banking to beauty: “I love being a make-up artist. I love beauty but I find it rewarding to help others…

    Streetsnaps
  • Jimmy Lee


    Owner, Red Pepper

    “In 1967, I worked as an apprentice at an architecture office by day and then went to night school. I worked on the first floor of the Lee Garden building…

    Streetsnaps
  • Cindy


    Newspaper vendor

    “I used to be a secretary at HSBC. No one believes me when I say that! This newspaper stand was my uncle’s, but he decided not to work anymore and I took over…

    Streetsnaps

Celebrating Causeway Bay


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A neighbourhood in flux, Causeway Bay’s constant evolution keeps residents and visitors coming back for more. Whether it’s fashion, food, film or art, it’s a part of Hong Kong that keeps people mesmerised and inspired.

Causeway Bay: Then & Now


Feature

Causeway Bay embodies the many facets of Hong Kong – the fast pace, fascinating contrasts and dynamic energy. From the city’s very beginning to the present day, its diversity and vibrancy makes it a beloved neighbourhood.

  • Candy Cheung


    Shun Kee Typhoon Shelter Seafood Owner

    “We grew up here on the water. In the 1950s and 1960s, the Causeway Bay typhoon shelter used to be filled with these floating restaurants, but by the 90s, they’d begun to disappear. Some of the few that remained eventually shut down and opened up on-land instead…

    Streetsnaps
  • Pink


    Makeup artist

    Pink relaxes at her favourite cafe and shares her journey from banking to beauty: “I love being a make-up artist. I love beauty but I find it rewarding to help others…

    Streetsnaps
  • Jimmy Lee


    Owner, Red Pepper

    “In 1967, I worked as an apprentice at an architecture office by day and then went to night school. I worked on the first floor of the Lee Garden building…

    Streetsnaps
  • Cindy


    Newspaper vendor

    “I used to be a secretary at HSBC. No one believes me when I say that! This newspaper stand was my uncle’s, but he decided not to work anymore and I took over…

    Streetsnaps