Kowloon Walled City was a densely populated, largely ungoverned settlement in Kowloon, Hong Kong. In 1987, the Walled City contained 33,000 residents within its 6.5-acre (0.03 km2; 0.01 sq mi) borders

Pic of the Day: Abandoned Towns

香港!Kowloon Walled City was a densely populated, largely ungoverned settlement in Kowloon, Hong Kong. In the Walled City contained residents within its sq mi) borders

Greg Girard - Work - Phantom Shanghai

Greg Girard - Work - Phantom Shanghai - reminiscent of Mdiq

A Kowloon Walled City resident who is dissatisfied with compensation payouts from the government sits on a pavement in protest as police sta...

Kowloon Walled City: A rare insight into one of the most densely populated places on earth which housed 50,000 people

A Kowloon Walled City resident who is dissatisfied with compensation payouts from the government sits on a pavement in protest as police start the clearance operation (Greg Girard and Ian Lambot)

Tracks and Snow near Waterfront, Vancouver, 1980 by Greg Girard.

Greg Girard - Work - Under Vancouver 1972 1982 (book)

Shanghai by Greg Girard

Greg Girard - Archive - Almost Architecture

Commodore Lanes, Lunch Counter. 1973

Vancouver, 1973 by Greg Girard

Kowloon Walled City, Hong Kong: Because of the smelly, humid conditions down below, the rooftops of Kowloon would turn into a communal hangout during the afternoons and evenings. People would hang out, do laundry or homework, or practice instruments.

Inside Hong Kong's lawless 'walled city' — the most crowded place on Earth for 40 years

Abandoned Cities Kowloon Rooftop - The Kowloon Walled City was a densely populated, ungoverned area in New Kowloon, Hong Kong.

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