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A selection of the HKSA’s archival photos are available online

  A selection of archival photographs are available on Scott Dietrich's website, Itinerant Photo. Produced for the HKSA project in a collaboration with Scott and photography students at the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), this initial set of photographs...

HK Magazine writes about Hong Kong’s stairs

HK Magazine wrote about Google Street View’s recent documentation of 15 stairs in Hong Kong, including parts of Ladder Street (below), Duddell Street and its historic gas lamps, and the Central Mid-Level Escalators. Melissa was interviewed for the story as well. As...

Pound Lane Escalator, take 3

We dug up the official document from the Central and Western District Council concerning "Proposed Pound Lane Escalator Project: Findings of Public Consultation and Preliminary Refined Scheme". It's short on detail, in particular concerning the various public...

Say No! to Pound Lane Escalator

Say No! To the Pound Lane Escalator …is the focus of this facebook group, which is, as it clearly states, quite against the building of the Pound Lane escalator

Pound Lane PR website

The Hong Kong SAR Government Highways Department has a website up, presenting the Pound Lane Escalator project in detail. The page states that currently there is some effort for garnering feedback under weigh, following the QR3 2013 public consultation on the...

Pound Lane Escalator, take 2

Hong Kong Magazine (online) hosts this article, further examining the proposed Pound Lane escalator project. The new escalator has yet to be built, perhaps a sign that the developers and government city planners are taking more time to research the project, whether it...

escalators? NO!…maybe?

Here's a discussion on another escalator infrastructure project, proposed for Pound Lane. Though the article is a few years old, it shares different perspectives on the use and utility of a public infrastructure development which would significantly alter the...