Wing On House


Wing On House

Wing On House (Chinese: 永安集團大廈) is the name of a commercial building on Des Voeux Road Central, Central, Hong Kong.

History

On completion in 1964, it was very briefly Hong Kong's tallest commercial building, with 31 stories.

Name

It is named after Wing On, a department stores and insurance conglomerate 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 Centre in Sheung Wan and Wing On Life Building in Central.

Features

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 Consulate of Ghana as well as offices of Hang Seng Bank, whose old and new headquarters are next to Wing On House.

External Links

* [http://skyscraperpage.com/cities/?buildingID=40094 Wing On House at skyscraperpage.com]

See also

* List of buildings and structures in Hong Kong


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