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Society for Community commissioned these photographs of super-cramped Hong Kong apartments to get word out that living conditions in the booming city aren’t up to code or modern standards. The images are each labeled with a QR code which opens up to a petition to the Hong Kong government for better living conditions for the […]

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Photo: NYPL Man, what a shame that this building at 59th Street and 7th Avenue built by José Francisco de Navarro in the 1880s has been replaced by this less-than-stellar building below (Google Maps). View Larger Map

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There’s something to Michael Wolf’s photos of small Hong Kong apartments that really makes me miss being in Hong Kong. In addition, seeing so many small apartments like this that are fully furnished — with bed, table, TV, and makeshift kitchen — remind me of my small flat in Melbourne. Oh, how I miss living […]