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All Saints Church
All Saints Church was a Christian church, located at No.425 Fuxing Middle Road, being near Danshui Road,where French Concession was at that time. Built in 1925 by Episcopal Church in America, in a style of 17th Century Church with a wooden spire and a main hall and side hall. Red brick, triangle roof, and concrete-engraving doorpost are its best features. The church also has round rose windows and a square tower. The main hall can seat 500 people while an attached ... more
Huaihai Road
Built in 1901, the 6-kilometer Huaihai Road was once a main road of the formerly French Concession. The original name of the street is Xijiang Road, and was renamed as Route Paul Brunat in 1906. The most famous name of it was Avenue Joffre given in 1915. The present name of it has been used since 1950 commemorating a battle during the civil war. The remnants of French architecture give the street its cosmopolitan charm. There are some art-deco apartments built in 1930s ... more
Xintiandi
Shanghai Xintiandi, is an urban tourist attraction imbued with the city's historical and cultural legacies. It is near the site of the First Congress of the Communist Party of China. It is composed of an area of restored traditional Shikumen (stone gate) houses on narrow Long-tangs (alleys) which is a special old form of building architecture only found in Shanghai, a modern shopping mall with a cinema complex, and some adjoining houses which now serve as book stores, ... more
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