Buildings of great heritage value are found scattered across the state of Penang. But beyond the borders of the George Town UNESCO heritage core and buffer zones, pre-war edifices run the risk of being bulldozed in the name of development or of anything else. Quite a few of them are restored though, albeit often repurposed for contemporary uses. Here are some exciting examples.
Suffolk House today. Photo: Cmglee
This is the only major Anglo-Indian mansion to be found outside India. Its origins are still a matter of dispute – its earliest depictions date from 1811, and whether the present house was ...
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