Katya Knyazeva (avezink) wrote,
Katya Knyazeva
avezink

#101 Shanghai Architecture Series: Del Monte Cabaret & Casino



You thought the legendary Del Monte was gone, but it is not! The former cabaret is sitting right in the middle of the Shanghai Theatre Academy's campus on Huashan Road. Now called the Xiong Foxi Building, it is frequently misidentified as the site of the German Garden Club, which was, in fact, located next door. Perhaps, the Theatre Academy does not want anything to do with Shanghai's oldest and most resilient cabaret? Well, its students think differently: Broadway-style musical remains the most sought-after major in this college.

Read about Del Monte in Russian / in English. See it on the map.

Image credit: flickr user 老壶嚼早.
Tags: 1900s, 1920, 1920s, 1930s, architecture, article, cabaret, casino, del monte, huashan road, magazeta, russians, 上海戏剧学院, 华山路, 熊佛西楼
Subscribe

Posts from This Journal “magazeta” Tag

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 0 comments