Katya Knyazeva (avezink) wrote,
Katya Knyazeva
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Xiaonanmen Fire Station (1909–2021?)

Next door to the Xiaonanmen Watchtower 小南门警钟楼 (1909) stands the old fire station, and while the watchtower is a protected heritage structure, the fire station is not, so it might get demolished.

Here it is, photographed more than a hundred years apart, c. 1910 and in 2020:




Address: 581 Zhonghua Road 中华路581号.

[More photos from November 2020...]







Modern images are by https://www.instagram.com/shanghaiheritage/

More historic photos of the fire station and watchtower on PastVu.

Other entries on the Xiaonanmen watchtower.

More "then and now" comparisons.

Tags: 1900s, 1909, 2020, demolition, redevelopment, shanghai, then and now, watchtower, xiaonanmen, 小南门, 老城厢
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