Russell Street (羅素街) in Causeway Bay
, Hong Kong
Island, is one of the most busy and commercial shopping streets in Hong Kong.
Russell Street is named after James Russell a colonial official and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Hong Kong from 1888 to 1892. Russell died at an early age of 50 in 1893. On his death the Hong Kong Daily News described Russell as: "one of the most hard working officials that the Hong Kong Civil Service has ever possessed, and with his industry were united great natural shrewdness and common sense."
World's highest retail rents
Recently, store frontage on this street, was named the most expensive in the world at HK$21,700 or US$2,800 per square foot.
Nearby the street, there are Times Square
, a video wall, a MTR station, a cinema, many famous shops, taxi station.