Ho Tung Mansion
During Hotung's time, The Peak was reserved for Europeans. Chinese were not allowed to live there.
Hotung, a Eurasian, was the first non- European to receive permission from the government to build a home in the area. Ho Tung Gardens marked the rising status of the local community.
- The 120,000 sq ft site was sold to a PRC publico for $5.1 bln HKD >> SCMP
- The Peak is where the Seriously Rich of HK live
- Mount Nicholson on the Peak
The ol' Firehall
which is still there. We walk by it on our hikes.