Katya Knyazeva (avezink) wrote,
Katya Knyazeva

Red Garden

At the Urban Planning Exhibition Hall there is a 1967 map wtih Yuyuan renamed "Red Garden" (红园). Those were the days! (During the Cultural Revoltion the Normandie Apartments became Anti-Revisionism Tower.)

Tags: 1960s, map, old town, shanghai

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