Katya Knyazeva (avezink) wrote,
Katya Knyazeva
avezink

Shanghai Heritage Days: June 9 & 10

The list for this year's Heritage Day has been purged of Republican love nests in the French Concession and padded with industrial and revolutionary sites (as well as sites that are open all year round – but that has always been the case). However, this couple of new sites is indeed worthy of attention:

1. The Dennartt, the residence of the high-profile English lawyer William Drummond and his family, inside the Lane 263 Huashan Road. Unfortunately, Shine gets almost everything wrong about the origin of the villa, so I recommend the Google Translate of my Russian article about it. I'm ready to stand corrected if better information is provided to the visitors of the villa during the Heritage Day.


Good luck finding these leopard throws in the present-day Municipal Department of Agriculture that presently occupies the building.

2. The French Mixed Court, at 22 Jianguo Road, also used by the government, and usually off-limits to the general public:

Source: virtualshanghai.net.

Tags: dennartt, french mixed court, heritage day
Subscribe

Recent Posts from This Journal

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 0 comments