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Thursday, May 17, 2012

To lords and ladies of Shanghai, of what is past, or passing, or to come...

Entry to The Shanghai Custom House built in 1927 ... notice the architectural details?
Beautiful art deco stained glass entry way at the Peace Hotel, built in 1929.
YongAn (Forever Peace) Department Store, one of the oldest department stores in Shanghai, founded in 1918 in this 6 story building. In 1966, during the height of the Cultural Revolution, it was renamed East is Red Department Store and fortunately in 2005 it changed back to its original name.
Tree lined street of Shanghai. These British Planes trees are know as French Oak in Shanghai because they populate most of the streets in the French Concession.
Grandma dance troupe practicing at the Nanjing Road Pedestrian Shopping Street... good for them!
An Apple growing on a tree branch in Shanghai :)
Pudong Business District Skyline.