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George Town Street View: Presgrave Street Townhouses

Heritage pre-war townhouses along Presgrave Street, George Town.


George Town Street View: A Historical Press Company

Kwong Wah Yit Poh Office Building

Founded and established by Dr. Sun Yat-sen in 1910, Kwong Wah Yit Poh (or Kwong Wah Daily) is one of the oldest Chinese language newspapers in the country and is predominantly read by the Chinese community in the northern region of Malaysia.

Penang Street Food: Presgrave Street Hokkien Mee

Pictured here is a bowl of Hokkien Mee with extra chili paste.

One of the famous dinner time Hookkien mee stalls in George Town is the one at Presgrave Street. Sometimes known just as ‘prawn noodles’, it is a common hawker street food in Penang and a ‘must try’ for those who have been to Penang.

Presgrave Street View: Kwong Wah Yit Poh Press Building


Kwong Wah Yit Poh is one of the oldest Chinese language newspapers in Malaysia, which was originally founded by in 1910 by Dr. Sun Yat-sen (as one of the movement’s media outlets to overthrow the Qing dynasty of Imperial China at that time). This current building is located at Presgrave Street, George Town. Prior to this location, the newspaper office had been located in several places in George Town including Armenian Street and Chulia Street Ghaut.

Presgrave Street View During CNY

Presgrave Street View During CNY

Presgrave Street in George Town decorated with lanterns during Chinese New Year.

George Town Street View: Presgrave Street

Presgrave Street

Presgrave Street

Presgrave Street

Presgrave Street

Presgrave Street (or Lebuh Presgrave) is a street in George Town that runs through McNair Street and connects to C.Y Choy Road. Known as the ‘Third Street’ in the Prangin Canal area, the street also houses one of the many popular street food or hawker centers in George Town. The Kwong Wah Yit Poh Chinese newspaper office is also located here.

Penang Street Art (The Fox Lady)

Another large art mural depicting a lady with two foxes found along Presgrave Street (or Lebuh Presgrave) in George Town. This mural is also part of the series of street art of Urban Xchange.

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