Central Police Station ‘to be ready in 2015’
The former police station turned cultural centre will cost $270m
By Georgina Adam. From Art Basel Hong Kong daily edition
Published online: 17 May 2014
The conversion of Hong Kong’s former Central Police Station into a cultural hub should be completed by the end of 2015, a spokesman for the Hong Kong Jockey Club has confirmed. The club’s charitable arm and the Hong Kong government are co-funding the HK$2.1bn ($270m) project. The 300,000 sq. ft site will provide space for non-profit and for-profit organisations.
The Jockey Club is considering candidates to organise the cultural programme, including Adrian Cheng’s K11 Art Foundation in partnership with London’s Royal Academy of Arts, and a consortium comprising Para Site, the Asia Art Archive and other partners. A source close to the project says that bidders expect to hear the club’s decision in the autumn.
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