Katya Knyazeva (avezink) wrote,
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The Builder (Issue 1, 1936)

This cover of the January 1936 issue of The Builder 建筑月刊 is here to remind us that although we love blocky and symmetrical art deco piles, it is good to have them sprinkled around the city away from the epicenter at Fuzhou Road /Jiangxi Road:

Tags: 1930s, 1936, architecture, development building, illustration, magazine
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