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Inner city exodus continues in Penang


A row of spruced up heritage shophouses in Jalan Kek Chuan in George Town, Penang. — Photos: CHAN BOON KAI and LIM BENG TATT/The Star

A row of spruced up heritage shophouses in Jalan Kek Chuan in George Town, Penang. — Photos: CHAN BOON KAI and LIM BENG TATT/The Star

TAKE a stroll around the inner city of George Town and you will notice that many pre-war houses or heritage buildings have been left vacant or converted into modern spaces.

Those people still staying put are mostly old-timers or their children who are helping them run their old businesses.

   

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