December 16th, 2019


Architect + criminal = ?

Introducing William A. Kirk, real name Vsevolod Kirkor, one of whose buildings – the Belmont Apartments – still stands at 240 South Xiangyang Road 襄阳南路240号 and receives praise for its design. Read more about Kirk's career and crimes on Building Russian Shanghai.

And Mr. Kirk – if I find out that you were responsible for the "bus sheds" for the European refugees in Hongkou, I will be very angry at you.