Original source: AGSL collections at UWM.
Pootung Commercial & Savings Bank and Shanghai Cotton Exchange in the foreground.
The Russian Orthodox Cathedral at the corner of Route Lorton and Route Paul Henry, built between May 1933 and April 1937, took a long time to come…
Thanks to Meena for reminding me of this lot.
Read the article in Russian or use an online translator of your choice. See historic photos of the Metropole on the map.