52 Penang Street

52 Penang Street

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25 July 2011

Address: 52 Penang Street

Heritage status: Category II

Changes: The building was pulled down from the facade backwards to make way for a new building.Today, the facade and roofline are much higher than the original. The facade details have been altered (compare with old photograph). The walls were substantially rebuilt, not using traditional brick and lime mortar.

Approval Status: Status Unknown

Remarks: Another devaluation of category II building at the George Town World Heritage Site!

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