Katya Knyazeva (avezink) wrote,
Katya Knyazeva
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#99 Shanghai Architecture Series in Russian: The American Club

In the article:
- on Laszlo Hudec's leap from a draftsman to a hot young architect;
- on the exclusion of Chinese, Black Americans and all women;
- on ensuring 24-hour access to the apple pie and iced water;
- on dramatic events one could witness from the Club's balcony over the years.


https://magazeta.com/2018/08/arc-american-club/

Google translate of the article.

Image: Sapajou's cartoon depicting Carl Crow fundraising for the library, published in the North-China Herald, Apr 1925.

Tags: 1920s, american club, architects, architecture, article, carl crow, cartoons, hudec, magazeta, sapajou, shanghai
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