Manulife Plaza

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Manulife Plaza
宏利保險大廈
Manulife Plaza.jpg
General information
Status Complete
Location 33 Hysan Avenue, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
Coordinates 22°16′42.0″N 114°11′04.6″E / 22.278333°N 114.184611°E / 22.278333; 114.184611Coordinates: 22°16′42.0″N 114°11′04.6″E / 22.278333°N 114.184611°E / 22.278333; 114.184611
Construction started 1996
Opening 1997[1]
Cost $166,700,000 HKD
Height
Architectural 240.35 metres (789 ft)[1]
Top floor 198.0 metres (650 ft)
Technical details
Floor count 52,[1] plus 4 basement floors
Floor area 112300m2
Design and construction
Architect DLN Architects & Engineers[1]
Developer Hysan Development Company[1]
Main contractor Aoki Corporation

Manulife Plaza (Chinese: 宏利保險大廈; Cantonese Yale: Wàhngleih Bóuhím Daaihhah), also known as Lee Garden One (利園一期; Leih'yún Yātkèih), is an office skyscraper in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong. The triangular-shaped tower stands 789 ft (240 m) tall and contains 52 floors of office space. The building is currently the 16th tallest in Hong Kong and the tallest in Causeway Bay. It also has seven storey podium hosting a shopping mall.

History[edit]

The site was developed in the 1920s as part of Lee Garden by Hysan Lee. The Lee Gardens Hotel was demolished in August 1994 to make way for the current building.[1]

the previous building on the site - Lee Garden Hotel

Mall[edit]

The base of Lee Garden One is a shopping mall, opened in October, 1997. International luxury brands include Louis VuittonChanelHermèsDiorCartierBVLGARIJoyce Boutique、Valentino. And the 4th to 5th floors of the mall are restaurants, respectively West Villa Restaurant and An Nam.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Manulife Plaza". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2007-10-07. 

External links[edit]

Official website