Hutton Lane Street View: “Leong Kim Tiew” House


Despite its signboard with the name, this old historical house located at Hutton Lane actually used to belong to the former Penang Chief Minister, Tun Dr. Lim Chong Eu. The house was passed down to Lim Chong Eu from his father, Dr Lim Chwee Leong. It was said that at one point the house was leased to a carpenter friend named Leong Kim Tiew who then created the signboard.

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George Town Street View: The Old Dispensary Building


An old building in Art Deco style located at the corner or intersection of Carnarvon Street and Prangin Road (or Jalan Dr Lim Chwee Leong). Lim Chwee Leong is a famous physician who setup his dispensary at this building (called Soo Beng Dispensary), and his son also later became the second Chief Minister of Penang, Tun Dr Lim Chong Eu.

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