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Chiat Cheong, Acheen Street

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Chiat Cheong, Acheen Street, Penang (15 September, 2012)





Chiat Cheong (GPS: 5.41521, 100.3358) is a dealer in dataprint computer supplies located at 145 Acheen Street, in George Town, Penang. It is housed in a stately double-storey shophouse that was built in the late 19th century by Baba Kean (real name Chong Cheng Kean). It is an example of the elite shophouse that was built by the many newly rich of the late 19th century.

Although this might not be apparent from street level, Chiat Cheong is a very long building. In fact it is one of the longest and largest shophouse building in George Town. It has two central air wells, and stretches back almost as far as the end of nearby Lumut Lane. The shophouses along that lane have their backyard facing the side of the Chiat Cheong building.

As with the Sun Yat Sen Memorial Centre, this building also once served as a location of the Penang Chinese Girls School, then known as the Fukien Girls' School.

In addition to its location on Acheen Street, Chiat Cheong also occupies a double-storey shophouse on Beach Street.

Chiat Cheong, Beach Street, PenangChiat Cheong, Beach Street, Penang (11 February, 2013)

Chiat Cheong is on the map of Acheen Street

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