92-year-old Lee Rubber Building is now a cosy 49-room hotel in downtown KL

Three new floors were added on top of the original Lee Rubber Building as part of its conversion into Else Kuala Lumpur. Photos: The Star/Muhamad Shahril Rosli

It stood tall, literally, during its heyday. When it was completed in 1930, the four-storey structure was the highest building in Kuala Lumpur.

Today, the Lee Rubber Building is dwarfed by the many skyscrapers around it that have sprung up over the decades.

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