Backward Thinking In Hong Kong’s Waterfront Planning

22 Jul

While other major cities in the western hemisphere such as Chicago, San Francisco, New York, Toronto and London are taking down inner-city freeways and converting waterfront into parks and recreation space for their taxpayers, Hong Kong is still reclaiming land from its harbor to build more highways and highrises. Is it about time for Hong Kong government to learn from others about how to build a real world-class city?

Click here to connect to the Atlantic Cities to see what other cities have done.

waterfront in central, hong kong island – 2:30pm, jul 20, 2012

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