Among The Dragon Lines
Fenghuang Housing Projects
In an attempt to entice people to leave slums like Wǎlèngzhǐ chéngshì the City of Macao undertook several large public housing projects, of which Fenghuang is one. Like most housing projects, once people moved in, all of the bureaucrats plans went to hell. The entire place is a slum, but at least it’s better contained (according to city officials, off the record of course). All manner of items and services are available here, but only to those that are connected to the right people within the Project. Residents often refer to Fenghuang as “Cock Street” or “The Cocks” due to the phoenix statues and paintings that pervade the motif of the buildings.