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The Morrison Building (Hoh Fuk Tong Centre, Tuen Mun)
The Morrison Building in the Hoh Fuk Tong Centre in Tuen Mun was originally part of a villa built in 1936 by General Cai Tingkai (1892-1968) of the Nineteenth Route Army, a force renowned for its brave resistance against the Japanese invasion. From 1946 to 1949, the Morrison Building was used for tertiary education by the Dade Institute, founded on the directive of Chinese leaders Zhou Enlai and Dong Biwu, and many eminent Chinese academics of the time lectured at the institute, nurturing a group of young intellectuals. The building stands witness to the unique role played by Hong Kong in the history of modern China and the establishment of the People’s Republic of China.
Designed in an Art Deco style, rendered with Shanghai plaster and featuring a green glazed Chinese tiled hipped roof decorated with dragon-shaped ornaments at four corners, the Morrison Building presents a harmonious blend of Chinese and Western architectural characteristics that are relatively rare in this combination.
The Morrison Building
Hoh Fuk Tong Centre, Castle Peak Road (San Hui Section), Tuen Mun (Plan)
MTR Light Rail
614 Tuen Mun Ferry Pier - Yuen Long (Hoh Fuk Tong Stop)
614P Tuen Mun Ferry Pier – Siu Hong (Hoh Fuk Tong Stop)
Kowloon Motor Bus
67M Kwai Fong Station - Siu Hong Court
The building is not open to the public
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