YHA Mei Ho House Museum 美荷樓 (及美荷樓生活館)

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Title

YHA Mei Ho House Museum 美荷樓 (及美荷樓生活館)

Subject

Building
Museum

Description

A private museum operated by the Hong Kong Youth Hostels Association commemorating the building of resettlement blocks for those who lost their home in 1953 during the Shek Kip Mei fire. The museum displays various tangible and intangible cultural heritage showing Hong Kong's local culture and living environment from the 1950's.

Creator

Hong Kong Housing

Date

1953 to 1954

Contributor

Hong Kong Housing, Hong Kong Youth Hostels Association

Rights

Hong Kong Housing, Hong Kong Youth Hostels Association

Relation

Hong Kong's public housing policies, Shek Kip Mei Fire

Format

Unknown

Type

Built Structure

Coverage

Early 20th Century

Date Created

1953 to 1954

Built Structure Item Type Metadata

Appearance

Colour: Orange and White;
Architectural Style: Pragmatism;
Shape: H-shaped resettlement block

Contact Information

www.yha.org.hk, Phone number: 3728 3500

Geographical Location

YHA Mei Ho House Museum, 70 Berwick Street, Shek Kip Mei Estate, Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong

Citation

Hong Kong Housing, “YHA Mei Ho House Museum 美荷樓 (及美荷樓生活館),” Sham Shui Po, accessed April 24, 2024, https://learning.hku.hk/ccch9051/group-21/items/show/1.

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