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Cheung Kong Centre

Identification

Cheung Kong Centre
Cheung Kong Center
120957

Map

Structure in General

skyscraper
existing [completed]
steel
curtain wall
modernism

Usages

commercial office
residential condominium

Facts

  • Cheung Kong Center replaced a Hilton Hotel on this site.
  • The top floor is a private residence of Li Ka-Shing, the richest man in Hong Kong and chairman of developer Cheung Kong Holdings and is the only residential part of the building.
  • At night the building is illuminated by a computer-controlled fibre optic lighting system.
  • The elevators are equipped with plasma LCD television screens featuring the latest international and local financial news.
  • Locally the building is popularly called 2QRC.
  • On 11 June 2005, French skyscraper climber Alain Robert climbed the facade of this building bare-handed in about one hour. He called the climb "a five" on a scale of 1-10 in terms of difficulty.

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Location

2 Queen's Road Central
2 Queen's Road
Central and Western
Hong Kong
Hong Kong
China

Technical Data

927.91 ft
153.83 ft
153.83 ft
62
5
1999
30
1,000

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