September 28th, 2019

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#134 Shanghai Architecture Series in Russian: Denis Apartments 德义大楼

We are resuming the Shanghai Architecture Series in Magazeta. A new issue will now come out every fortnight. Link to the Russian text: https://magazeta.com/arc-denis-apartments/


Denis Apartments still behind the construction wall; Lehonos' sculptures not added yet. Image: The China Press, January 1930.

Some of the articles have appeared in English in this blog; I'll keep adding them:
- Japanese Buddhist Temple Nishi Honganji (1931);
- Russo-Chinese Bank (1902);
- Majestic Theatre (1941);
- War Memorial, Kiangse Road Water Tower and Club Concordia;
- The Chinese YMCA (1931);
- Messageries Maritimes (1939);
- Mother Ariadna's Convent and St. Olga's Orphanage (1935);
- Sun Co. Department Store (1936);
- Adeodata Hall, Ezra family residence (1912);
- Great Northern Telegraph (1908);
- Parc Ravinel (1941);
- The Drummond family residence Dennartt, and Victory Terrace (1890s);