June 1st, 2008, 10:41 AM
(星島) 06月 01日 星期日 05:30AM
(星島日報 報道)市民參與城市規劃及基建工程的興趣與日俱增，令政府不時安排諮詢展覽，展覽場地亦見供不應求。政府計畫斥資二億五千萬元，在現時大會堂旁的臨時香港規劃及基建展覽館，改建為永久展覽館，但有立法會 議員擔心新建樓宇會破壞原有歷史建築群特色。
昨日立法會發展事務委員會討論該發展計畫，但公民黨 議員梁家傑 擔心，改建計畫會破壞毗鄰大會堂低座、愛丁堡廣場 等歷史建築群的原有特色。
April 24th, 2012, 03:46 AM
Closure of Interim Hong Kong Planning and Infrastructure Exhibition Gallery
Monday, April 23, 2012
Government Press Release
The Interim Hong Kong Planning and Infrastructure Exhibition Gallery on the ground floor of the Murray Road Multi-storey Car Park Building, Central will close next Tuesday (May 1). The new City Gallery will officially open at the end of June/ early July 2012.
Located at 3 Edinburgh Place, Central, the City Gallery will be the first permanent planning and infrastructure gallery in Hong Kong. Occupying five storeys with a floor area of more than 3,000 square metres, the Gallery will offer a host of interactive exhibits to showcase the uniqueness of Hong Kong past and future, as well as to share with the public our vision for city planning and infrastructure projects.
Group reservations and guided tour services at the Interim Gallery will be suspended after its closure. New guided tour services will be provided at the City Gallery after its grand opening, and reservations from members of the public and groups are invited. For enquiries, please call 3102 1242.
August 22nd, 2012, 03:27 AM
CS opens City Gallery
Monday, August 20, 2012
Government Press Release
The City Gallery was officially opened today (August 20) by the Chief Secretary for Administration, Mrs Carrie Lam. It will be open to the public from August 22.
Other officiating guests at the opening ceremony included the Secretary for Development, Mr Paul Chan; the Acting Permanent Secretary for Development (Planning and Lands), Ms Gracie Foo; and the Director of Planning, Mr Jimmy Leung.
Located at 3 Edinburgh Place, Central, the City Gallery is the first permanent planning and infrastructure gallery in Hong Kong. Occupying five storeys with a floor area of more than 3,200 square metres, the gallery will offer a host of interactive exhibits to showcase the uniqueness of Hong Kong past and future, as well as share with the public the vision for city planning and infrastructure projects.
The ground floor presents a brief history of the gallery and exhibits a comparison of Hong Kong with other world cities in respect of its built up area, population and tallest buildings. The first floor showcases the principles of urban design and provides information on sustainable development. Fun yet informative exhibits on planning strategy, transport and communication networks, urban greenery and natural resources in Hong Kong are available on the second floor. The 17-minute Main Show on the third floor gives an audio and visual introduction on Hong Kong's remarkable past development as well as plans for the city's future.
The gallery also has a thematic exhibition area, multi-purpose hall, resource centre and meeting room for organising special exhibitions and various activities related to planning and infrastructure development.
For groups of 15 visitors or above, reservations can be made from between three months at the earliest to two weeks at the latest prior to the day of visit. Please call 3104 0129 for group reservation.
It is open from 10am to 6pm from Monday to Sunday and is closed on Tuesdays (except public holidays) and the first two days of the Chinese New Year. Admission is free.
For more details about the gallery, please visit the website at www.citygallery.gov.hk.