DEEPENING GEORGE TOWN'S HERITAGE- George Town’s Intangibles are Gaining Appreciation

By Ang Ming Chee

October 2012 COVER STORY
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There is no doubt that Penangites are becoming more conscious of how wonderful their city is. But since it is its living heritage that makes George Town unique, its intangibles must be promoted as much as its tangibles. Preserve the architecture by all means, but let’s not forget the concrete history found behind doors that open easily on request.The revitalisation and remodelling of heritage buildings into boutique hotels and backpacker homes have redefined how the city uses space, and a...

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Ang Ming Chee