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The Kowloon Walled City in Hong Kong was once the densest place on earth, a virtually lawless labyrinth of crime, grime, commerce and hope. A Wall Street Journal documentary tracks its colorful legacy 20 years after its demolition.

The Kowloon Walled City in Hong Kong was once the densest place on earth, a virtually lawless labyrinth of crime, grime, commerce and hope. A Wall Street Journal documentary tracks its colorful legacy 20 years after its demolition.

Kowloon Walled City was the densest place in the world, ever.  By its peak in the 1990s, the 6.5 acre Kowloon Walled City was home to at least 33,000 people (with estimates of up to 50,000).  That’s a population density of at least 3.2 million per square mile.  For New York City to get that dense, every man, woman, and child living in Texas would have to move to Manhattan.  To put it another way, think about living in a 1,200 square foot home.  Then imagine yourself living with 9 other…

Kowloon Walled City was the densest place in the world, ever. By its peak in the 1990s, the 6.5 acre Kowloon Walled City was home to at least 33,000 people (with estimates of up to 50,000). That’s a population density of at least 3.2 million per square mile. For New York City to get that dense, every man, woman, and child living in Texas would have to move to Manhattan. To put it another way, think about living in a 1,200 square foot home. Then imagine yourself living with 9 other…

Tiger Autumn by Jan Pierson (one of the best Hong Kong novels in years) - Kowloon Walled City

Jan Pearson proves that a fine Hong Kong novel can be written on the Far North Coast of New South Wales.

İki Ters Bir Yüz: Kowloon Walled City / Hong Kong

more kowloon walled city by greg girard / Cathay Pacific Jet Passing Walled City Rooftops.

Kowloon walled city, Hong Kong. Destroyed 1993

Scanned from City of Darkness: Life in Kowloon Walled City by Greg Girard and Ian Lambot

Grill above Temple Roof, 1987 HONG KONG KOWLOON WALLED CITY

Kowloon, China's once Walled City. An urban anomaly that holded the record of concentration of pupulation in the world: a population density of approximately inhabitants per square kilometre /sq mi) in

Kowloon City

Kowloon Walled City, Kowloon Hong Kong, Abandoned Places, Lest We Forget, Slums, Blade Runner, Photo Art, Wall Design, Cyberpunk

As 12 cidades fantasmas mais fascinantes do mundo - Fórum UOL Jogos

Kowloon Walled City was a densely populated, largely ungoverned settlement in Kowloon City, Hong Kong. Originally a Chinese military fort, the Walled City became an enclave after the New Territories were leased to Britain in Demolished

City of Darkness

香港九龍寨城 Greg Girard, Metal grate protects temple below from trash, 1989

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