State Theatre in Hong Kong saved from demolition

Docomomo International is glad to announce that the State Theatre in Hong Kong is saved from demolition!

The historic building will not be knocked down and it will go back to its founding purpose as a cultural venue!

docomomo International, docomomo Hong Kong and Walk in Hong Kong proceeded to address the perilous situation of the State Theatre in Hong Kong.  The proposed Grade 1 rating for State Theatre is the result of everybody´s hard work. docomomo International is very pleased to know that all efforts to raise awareness on the heritage significance of State Theatre had a positive repercussion. The initiatives taken by the group Walk in Hong Kong, the Conservancy Association and docomomo Hong Kong are greatly appreciated. Hopefully, the building will be duly preserved for future generations.

More information:
– Press release on Stare Theatre: link.
– Walk in Hong Kong webpage: link.
– the SCMP report: link.

Docomomo International news: link.