Fuk Wa Street is a street in Cheung Sha Wan and Sham Shui Po, New Kowloon, Hong Kong. [12] Florida Avenue also forms the boundary between Adams Morgan to the north and Dupont Circle to the south, helping to connect the major thoroughfares of Connecticut Avenue NW and 16th Street NW, and forms the northern boundary of the 18th Street NW shopping corridor. [6] Boundary Street was graded in late 1869 and early 1870,[7] which dropped the street some 7 to 8 feet (2.1 to 2.4 m) in places. Solid iron parapets with plaques recording widening. Dragon Centre is a nine-storey shopping centre in the Sham Shui Po area of Kowloon, Hong Kong. The sq. Historic Third Ward Hist.Dist. The campus consists of a unique collection of Victorian and Queen Anne style buildings on grounds with a landscape design by Frederick Law Olmsted. Nathan Road is the main thoroughfare in Kowloon, Hong Kong that goes in a south–north direction from Tsim Sha Tsui to Sham Shui Po. Boundary Street School - 1890. From 9th Street NW, Florida Avenue follows a straight line to its eastern terminus at the "Starburst intersection" of H Street NE, 15th Street NE, Maryland Avenue NE, Benning Road NE, and Bladensburg Road NE. Property story. It is the core urban area of Kowloon. The New Territories is one of the three main regions of Hong Kong, alongside Hong Kong Island and the Kowloon Peninsula. Former landmarks on Florida Avenue include Henderson's Castle, a massive red sandstone mansion built at the corner of Florida Avenue and 16th Street NW in 1888 for Senator John B. Henderson. Yen Chow Street is a main street in Sham Shui Po of New Kowloon in Hong Kong. The inner-city Boundary streets, on either side of the Brisbane River, were so named due to a racist policy that separated European arrivals from the local Jagera and Turrbal populations. On 1 July 1997, sovereignty of the territories on both sides of Boundary Street was transferred from the United Kingdom to the People's Republic of China, along with the rest of Hong Kong. [9], The western terminus of Florida Avenue is at Massachusetts Avenue NW, 22nd Street NW, and Q Street NW. It comprises two physically discontiguous sites on either side of Lai Chi Kok Road. It was preceded by the Ming dynasty and succeeded by the Republic of China. Rates are a type of property tax system in the United Kingdom, and in places with systems deriving from the British one, the proceeds of which are used to fund local government. [2][3][4], The first section of Boundary Street to be opened was between North Capitol Street and 2nd Street NE in 1818. Kowloon Tong (Chinese: 九龍塘) is an area of Hong Kong located in Kowloon West. Yau Tsim Mong District is one of 18 districts of Hong Kong, located on the western part of Kowloon Peninsula. The road is bidirectional except the section at Lai Chi Kok, between the junction with Butterfly Valley Road and Mei Foo Sun Chuen, where it serves New Territories-bound traffic. 1835, widened 1861 for Liverpool Health Committee. Each night a curfew was imposed and a fence was erected to keep Aborigines out of the city limits. This hilly area is the Wicomico-Sunderland Escarpment, which is part of the Atlantic Seaboard fall line. Tai Po Road is the second longest road in Hong Kong. It was the largest in West Kowloon until the Elements opened above the Kowloon MTR station. It runs in an easterly direction from its start at the intersection with Tung Chau Street in the west, and ends at its intersection with Prince Edward Road West in the east, near the former Kai Tak Airport. With a population of 2,019,533 and a population density of 43,033/km2 in 2006, it is the most populous urban area in Hong Kong. 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