October 10th, 2018


#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.