30 January, 2009

Hopewell Centre Postcard

The postcard shows the skyscraper Hopewell Centre in Wan Chai, Hong Kong. The 64-storey building, named after property firm Hopewell Holdings Limited which constructed the building, is 216 metres (709 feet) tall. It is the first circular skyscraper in Hong Kong.

Hopewell Centre Postcard

Upon its completion in 1980, Hopewell Centre surpassed Jardine House as Hong Kong's tallest building. It was also the second tallest building in Asia at the time. It kept its title in Hong Kong until 1989, when the Bank of China Tower was completed.

SOURCE:
Hopewell Centre, Hong Kong Wikipedia Entry

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