The white building to the right is the old Yaumati Theater (油麻地戲院). The high rise to the left is the famous Number 8,
The red and white low rise in the middle is – a public toilet.
To the immediate right of the picture is the Wholesale Fruit Market (果欄). Perhaps the owners of the “luxurious apartments” were waiting for the toilet and the fruit market to be torn down. But the toilet is still popular and the fruit market vibrant, at least as of a couple of days ago. More on that later.