7 Malloy Street is comprised of a cluster of 10 pre-war Grade II historic buildings. After refurbishment, it is now a venue for exhibitions and arts and cultural events.
The Blue House Cluster consists of three interconnected buildings: Blue House, Yellow House and Orange House, which were used as academy and timber yard. The Lingnan architecture style of the cluster is preserved during its revitalisation. Interested visitors may visit the Hong Kong House of Stories located in the Blue House and Yellow House, which showcases the history and architectural features of the Blue House Cluster.
Lee Tung Street was home to a number of printing shops, and is best-known for printing wedding cards, hence was nicknamed by the locals as “Wedding Cards Street”. The street is now redeveloped into a residential area comprised of a shopping street.
The historical Old Wan Chai Post Office, situated at the junction of Wan Chai Gap Road and Queen’s Road East, is the oldest surviving post office building in Hong Kong. It is a simple pitched-roof structure with attractive gable ends and mouldings, conveying an architectural style full of traditional Chinese characteristics.
The Old Wan Chai Market is located on the junction of Wan Chai Road and Queen’s Road East. It is a Grade III historic buildingwith architectural style influenced by the Bauhaus-style of Germany. This building was a pioneering style at the time of its construction. Only the building envelope and the front façade of the market are preserved after its reconstruction into a residential tower.
The 66-storey Hopewell Centre is designed by Gordon Wu, the chairman of Hopewell Holdings Limited. It was the tallest building of Hong Kong and Asia in the 1980s. Apart from serving as the headquarter of Hopewell Holdings, it is also a landmark of Wan Chai offering a revolving restaurant, shopping mall, Chinese restaurant and food outlets.