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Photo of the day: The Bund at Night, Shanghai

It is such an iconic scene. In the old days, the Bund was the financial center of Asia–like modern-day Hong Kong, Singapore, and Tokyo combined. However, while Shanghai is now reascending, the Bund today is little more than a museum … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day: The Bund, Shanghai

This is the old western section of the Bund on the Puxi side of the Huangpu River. Here is a photo (taken the same day) of the new Chinese section of the Bund on the Pudong side of the Huangpu … Continue reading

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"Shanghai" by Jakob Montrasio

German videographer and Shanghai resident Jakob Montrasio produced a HD video tour of Shanghai streets that is currently being shown at the New York Skyscraper Museum. The first twenty minutes of the video are now online on Youtube. Though this … Continue reading

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Photo of the day: Waibaidu Bridge, Shanghai

The old Garden Bridge in Shanghai (the “Waibaidu” Bridge in Chinese), built in 1907, is the oldest steel truss bridge in China, and the only surviving camel-back truss bridge in the country. Sitting over the outflow of Suzhou Creek into … Continue reading

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