is a business and commercial complex in Hong Kong which opened in the fourth quarter of 2004. Located in the Mong Kok
district of Kowloon, the complex occupies two entire blocks defined by Argyle Street
, Portland Street
, Shantung Street
and Reclamation Street
. Shanghai Street
separates the two portions of the complex which are connected via two overhead walkways. A hotel is on one side of the development while the commercial elements are located on the other side.
The complex was the result of an urban renewal
project under Land Development Corporation
, later known as Urban Renewal Authority
(URA). The project’s aim was to upgrade and modernise a dilapidated area of Kowloon by providing a nucleus for renewal for the surrounding area, including the red light district
along Portland Street.
Langham Place has a gross floor area of 1.8 million sq. ft., and comprises a 59 storey office tower, a 15 level shopping mall with 2 basements levels, a 665 room hotel and a car park with 250 parking spaces. The complex is connected to the Mong Kok MTR interchange station
via an underground passage (Exit C3).
10 billion project started out as a 50:50 joint development between the Great Eagle
and the Urban Renewal Authority
("URA") of Hong Kong,Nicole Kwok, , The Standard
, 21 November 2003 to provide a modern and comfortable... Read More