Photos Show Changes Of Shanghai

Since Shanghai’s liberation 70 years ago, the city has undergone drastic changes. From these rare photo archives from all 16 districts of Shanghai, let’s take a look at exactly how much has changed.

 

 

Pudong New Area

 

Putuo District

 

Changning District

 

Xuhui District

 

Yangpu District

 

Hongkou District

 

Huangpu District

 

Baoshan District

 

Chongming District

 

 

Fengxian District

 

Songjiang District

 

Jinshan District


These photos showcase the amazing progress that Shanghai over the short duration of seven decades. To put that into perspective- there are many older Shanghainese citizens that actually lived in the “before picture” version of Shanghai. Seeing the capability Shanghai has for rapid growth, it’s exciting to think about where the next 70 years might take us!

 

 

Editor: Zoey/ Lannie (intern)