Katya Knyazeva (avezink) wrote,
Katya Knyazeva
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#106 Shanghai Architecture Series: Grace Church at Laoximen

Hurray for the 19th-century Protestant missionaries and their perceptive eye turned on Shanghai! It took me years to grasp the full range of foreign missions in the walled city and find their (ever-shifting) locations. This intriguing church 天恩堂 was rewarding to research – simply because it still stands in its place, having been first built as an English Church Mission chapel in the year 1850:



Read the article in Russian / in Google English.

Tags: 1850s, article, grace church, laoximen, magazeta, old town, protestantism, shanghai, 天恩堂, 松雪街, 老西门
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