Katya Knyazeva (avezink) wrote,
Katya Knyazeva

Architectural drawings from Shanghai archives-2

Found more architectural drawings on minguotupian.com:

Du Yuesheng's property on Route Doumer, now Donghu Hotel.

A Japanese-run movie theatre on Zhapu Road, designated to screen Japanese pictures only.

Facades on the south side of Qingdao Road, near the corner of Park Road (now Huanghe Lu).

The buildings have survived, but their location is precarious. (Image from map.baidu.com)

This monstrous office tower could be gracing the Bund.

The Central Tower on Nanjing Road did not get built, as far as I know, although its symmetrical stepped massing looks similar to several buildings in that area.

Juxingcheng Bank built in the place of demolished Kalee Hotel.

The actual building today.

Project of a dairy market on Lincoln Road (Tianshan Lu). Is the entrance styled to look like a mountain cave?

Apartment house on Tifeng Road (Wulumuqi Bei Lu). This is Yide Apartments:

Tags: 1930s, architecture, archive, shanghai, then and now

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