Structure Type: built works - public buildings - embassies

Designers: Gendler, G.L., Mechanical Engineer (firm); Gilbert, William B., Structural Engineer (firm); Halprin, Lawrence and Associates, Landscape Architects (firm); Paul Y. Construction Company (firm); Wurster, Bernardi and Emmons (WBE), Architects (firm); Theodore C. Bernardi (architect); Donn Emmons (architect); G. L. Gendler (mechanical engineer); William B. Gilbert (structural engineer); Lawrence Halprin (landscape architect); George Tso (building contractor); Paul Yung Tso ; William Wilson Wurster (architect)

Dates: constructed 1958

26 Garden Road
Central, Hong Kong, China

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The United States has posted a consul in Hong Kong since 1843, about a year after this British Crown Colony was established on 08/29/1842. The first Consul was Frederick Busch. This consulate was designed by the San Francisco architectural firm of Wurster, Bernardi and Emmons (WBE), and was completed in 1958.

Building Notes

Feltham and Cumine, acted as Associate Architects on the project. William B. Gilbert served as a Consulting Engineer. The building contractor for the United States Consulate in Hong Kong was the Paul Y. Construction Company. This firm, founded by Paul Y. Tso, was active in Hong Kong and Singapore from the 1950s until the 1980s.

PCAD id: 5952