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Lung Yen Association, Malay Street, George Town, Penang

Lung Yen Association, Malay Street, George Town

Lung Yen Association is a Hokkien clan association based at Malay Street within George Town's UNESCO World Heritage Site. The association's building was built in the 1950s in the Art Deco style.

History

Lung Yen Association was founded for Hokkien immigrants who came from Longyan in Fujian Province, China.

The association's building was built in 1950 in the Art Deco style. The exterior was painted with Shanghai plaster, giving it its distinctive solid grey façade.

Other than this building at the junction between Malay Street and Toh Aka Lane, the association also owns another building at Green Lane.

Political Representation

Penang State Government

N.26 Padang Kota State Assemblyman : Chow Kon Yeow (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/lung-yen-association.htm
  2. http://www.mypenang.gov.my/itemprint.aspx?id=1679

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