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Gallery of Here's What Western Accounts of the Kowloon Walled City Don't Tell You  - 8

Image 8 of 9 from gallery of Here's What Western Accounts of the Kowloon Walled City Don't Tell You. Kowloon Walled City in 1991. Image © Roger Price via Wikimedia licensed under CC BY 2.0

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Residents lived in cramped quarters and used their balconies to store belongings...

Kowloon Walled City, an overcrowded slum in Hong Kong, was home to more than 30,000 residents, including families, gang members and drug addicts, before it was finally demolished in 1994.

10x8 Inch (25x20cm) Print. Neon lights at night on Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China, Asia. line, advertising, advertisement, bus, coach, neon, inscription, lettering, kowloon, queue, time exposure, sinage, night life, illuminating, socializing, tsim sha tsui, nathan road. Image supplied by WorldInPrint

10x8 Inch (25x20cm) Print. Neon lights at night on Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China, Asia. line, advertising, advertisement, bus, coach, neon, inscription, lettering, kowloon, queue, time exposure, sinage, night life, illuminating, socializing, tsim sha tsui, nathan road. Image supplied by WorldInPrint

An Illustrated Cross Section of Hong Kong’s Infamous Kowloon Walled City illustration Hong Kong history architecture

The Kowloon Walled City in Hong Kong was built gradually—building on top of building—over time. Without a single architect, the ungoverned and most densely populated district became a haven for drugs, crime and prostitution until it was demolished in 1993. Photo documentation of the site exists but for the most part much of the inner-workings of the city remained a mystery. Perhaps due to its proximity, Japan, in particular, developed a keen interest towards Kowloon. Its demolition in 1993…