Katya Knyazeva (avezink) wrote,
Katya Knyazeva

Shikumen mansion 逸庐 at Jinan Road

Following the Wechat news about the relocation of a large shikumen mansion at Jinan Road 济南路, I was reminded of our visit to that house in November 2013. We chatted with its resident for a long time and photographed inside the courtyard.

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The Leisure Abode 逸庐 was not the only fine courtyard on that block, but it was the only one to have a name plaque above the stone gate. Other houses were even more luxuriously decorated and had fantastic interiors.

Where did all this beauty end up, I wonder.

Tags: architecture, demolition, redevelopment, shanghai, shikumen, 复兴中路, 拆迁, 济南路, 逸庐

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