A recent article by Michelle Qiao was the primary source of information and illustrations for this piece.
Read about the Grand Hotel (aka the Workers' Culture Palace) in Russian / in English. See it on the map.
Read in Russian or in Google English.
Read the article in Russian or in Google English; see photos of Love Lane on the historic map.
Read the article in Russian or in Google English. See all historic photos of the Pure Heart compound on the map. Top image: link.