Katya Knyazeva (avezink) wrote,
Katya Knyazeva
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Then and Now: Kiukiang Road 九江路 (1937–2013–2017)

1937. The sandbagged building in the center is the Overseas Chinese Banking Corp., to the left of it is a large parking lot, then goes the Ezra Building, and in distance, past the intersection with Kiangse Road, is the Sassoon Building (with the rounded corner):

2013. Even though the Overseas Chinese Corp. building is still standing, and the empty lot is still unbuilt, something terrible is about to happen to the Ezra Building:

2017. Ezra Building was completely destroyed, in spite of its heritage status:


Read more about this criminal demolition here.

Tags: 1920s, architecture, central arcade, demolition, international settlement, jiujiang road, redevelopment, shanghai, then and now
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