- Wing On House
On completion in
1964, it was very briefly Hong Kong's tallest commercial building, with 31 stories.
It is named after
Wing On, a department storesand insuranceconglomerate with a history dating back more than 100 years. Two other buildings along Des Voeux Road Central are also named after Wing On: Wing On Centrein Sheung Wanand Wing On Life Buildingin Central.
Each floor occupies around 11,000
square feet(1,000 m²).
The building currently houses the Hong Kong Branch of
Public Bank Berhad, the Hong Kong Law Society, BOC Group Life Insurance and the local Consulateof Ghanaas well as offices of Hang Seng Bank, whose old and new headquarters are next to Wing On House.
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