The land was gifted to the public by HSBC, whose headquarters dominate the southern end, with the proviso that nothing built on it could block the bank's view of the water. The Victorian–Chinese hybrid building on Statue Square's east side was built for the Supreme Court in 1912 and now houses the Court of Final Appeal. In front of the council building is the Cenotaph, a monument to all who lost their lives in the two World Wars.
Between Chater Rd. and Des Voeux Rd. Central, Hong Kong, Hong Kong–China