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The Exterior of Tang Chi Ngong Building
The building which was built in 1929 with a generous donation from Mr. Tang Chi-ngong, father of Sir Shiu-kin Tang, was a home for the School of Chinese of the University. Its official opening by Sir William Peel, the then Governor of Hong Kong, took place on 28 September 1931. Chinese studies and other Arts subjects were taught in the building until the early 1950s. It was used as the Centre of Asian Studies from 1982 to 2012 and now houses the Jao Tsung-I Petite Ecole.
The symmetrically built, three-storey, flat-roofed Tang Chi Ngong Building is of Neo-classical style. Windows are arranged in regular pattern aligned on vertical axes through three storeys for all four sides. The Shanghai plaster surfacing is grooved to resemble ashlar masonry with a horizontal band of Greek key pattern fretwork between the ground and first floors.
The Exterior of Tang Chi Ngong Building, the University of Hong Kong
The University of Hong Kong, Pok Fu Lam Road (Plan)
Sai Ying Pun Stationn
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