Woo Cheong Pawn Shop and the 3 adjacent tenement houses at Johnston Road, Wan Chai constitute a row of 4 bays of balcony type tenement buildings forming a continuous façade verandah rarely seen nowadays. It is believed that certain parts of the buildings could date from around 1888. The shophouses were a mixture of Chinese and Western architectural features including high ceilings, light wells, French windows to the balconies, and covered pedestrian arcade formed by the projected balconies and the columns on ground floor.
The buildings were preserved and redeveloped in 2008, now serving as an iconic spot for exhibitions and entertainment. The name of the pawn shop previously operated there, “Woo Cheong Pawn Shop”, is preserved and clearly visible.
Woo Cheong Pawn Shop was rated Grade 2 historic building in 2009.
To plan your journey to Woo Cheong Pawn Shop, visit the "HKeMobility" website (https://www.hkemobility.gov.hk) or mobile application developed by the Transport Department, insert your starting point and "60 Johnston Road" as the destination to search for routes of different transportation mode. Alternatively, you may click the “Journey” button in the Google Map below.
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