May 25th, 2021

Crescent Avenue, on Yu Yuen Road (1920s)

Among its many original insights, this article by Duncan Hewitt, on the corporate history of Brunner Mond & ICI (卜内门洋行) in Shanghai, shows unique old and contemporary photos of the International Settlement. One of them is this little-known residential compound Crescent Avenue (蛾眉月路), off Yu Yuen Road, now at Lane 1203 Yuyuan Road 愚园路1203弄.

Illustration from the article, showing one of the Crescent Avenue buildings, at No. 23:


Click to see the location on PastVu.