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106 & 104 Pitt Street, George Town, Penang

106 & 104 Pitt Street, George Town features the best of both European and Moorish architectures.

106 & 104 Pitt Street is a three-storey colonial building within George Town's UNESCO World Heritage Site. Located at the junction between Pitt Street and Buckingham Street, it combines European and Moorish architectural designs.

To this day, the building houses a number of small-medium businesses.

History

Built in 1934, the building bounded by Pitt Street to the east, Buckingham Street to the north and Kampung Kolam to the south combined both European and Moorish influences under a Late Arts and Crafts architectural style.

The ground floor that wraps around the building is a continuous arcade sheltering a five-foot way along the shopfronts. To this day, the building has been used for commercial purposes.

Political Representation

Penang State Government

N.27 Pengkalan Kota State Assemblyman : Lau Keng Ee (Democratic Action Party)

Malaysian Federal Parliament

P.049 Tanjong Member of Parliament : Ng Wei Aik (Democratic Action Party)

References

  1. http://www.penang-traveltips.com/104-106-pitt-street.htm

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