Former home of Bruce Lee seeks new owner

25.10.2012 01:15
Articles about real estate | Former home of Bruce Lee seeks new owner Former home of legendary kung-fu Bruce Lee will be offered for sale. Previous plan to turn the building into a museum dedicated to the famous movie star, failed. Panlin philanthropist Yu, owner of the mansion, which has turned it into a hotel, said that he plans to sell the property for $ 23 million, after negotiations with the government of Hong Kong to establish a museum failed. It is reported portal TheSunDaily.

"I do not plan to work through the museum, because the government does not support it," - said the 90-year-old billionaire, in an interview Singtao Daily.

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The star of films such as "Fist of Fury" (1971) and "Enter the Dragon" (1973) died in 1973 at the age of 32. Millions of fans of Bruce Lee have been waiting to perpetuate the memory of his idol in his hometown.

However, they were left disappointed when the Hong Kong government has postponed a plan to create a museum in the closet, saying that they were unable to reach agreement with the owner of the house after two years of negotiations. The only monument to the actor is now a bronze statue in the city.

According to Yu newspaper Singtao Daily, the city administration has rejected his plan to expand the house - is to add three additional floors for the device cinema, library and training center of martial arts. Only on these conditions, S agreed to sponsor the museum project.

The two-story building of 460 square meters, located in a residential area of ​​Hong Kong Kowloon Tong was converted into a hotel with prices from $ 25 per hour stay.
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