I have sold in the retail market, millions of fresh roses and fresh flower bouquets successfully for 32 years. The are several adjoining areas that have important functions that are sometimes included within the idea of ‘the CBD’ or the central city, such as Parliament House and the Treasury buildings on Spring Street, which are officially in East Melbourne , and Southern Cross railway station on Spencer Street, which is officially in Docklands.
In most cases of successful downtown renewal, there is a core group of volunteers of business and building owners, professionals, lay people, city administrators, and others, that for a variety of reasons, organize and rally to promote the revitalization and redevelopment of a community’s downtown.
The term Central Business District, or ‘CBD’, was first used in the Report on a planning scheme for the central business area of the City of Melbourne by town planner E.F. Borrie, which was commissioned by the City of Melbourne, and published in 1964.
A great number of Mass Rapid Transit stations tend to be concentrated in this area as well, especially interchange stations and stations along the Circle MRT Line Each of the districts within the Central Area have a heavy and dense commercial presence, especially in the Downtown Core, Orchard and Singapore River districts.
Only Flagstaff House remains as Museum of Tea Ware in Hong Kong Park City Hall sat on the present premises of the HSBC Hong Kong headquarters Hong Kong’s first road, Queen’s Road , passes through the area and the business centre continued to expand toward the shoreline as far as the reclaimed lands.