During the journey, I found the time in the building

In the process of constantly approaching these time recorders, it seems that we can also grasp the light and shadow in the gap of minutes and seconds.

Under the dense Wutong trees along the road, there are altogether 14 excellent historical buildings, with 37 historical buildings preserved.

The “Matou gable” and “clear water red brick” all highlight the unique charm of old Shanghai; At the same time, it also provides luxury space for the privacy that modern people attach importance to.

It does not forget the breath of history, nor is it limited to a moment.

At the same time, many cultural celebrities have lived here, which makes its core have a trace of cultural breeding and precipitation.

Lower left: laomai cafe on the first floor of Wukang building.

You can also feel the intersection of time and space in the process of touching the present.

Wu Kang Road is also known as one of the most European style neighborhoods in downtown Shanghai.

Shanghai Jianye Li jiapeile Hotel transformed from the old Shikumen building.

If you want to be closer to the story center, you might as well get into the coffee shop on the ground floor of Wukang building.

Time has always been on a one-way track, and light and shadow flow into the “past” in the gap of minutes and seconds.

She enjoys reading local architecture and art; Taste local food; Communicate with local people…

The crowd outside the window is bustling and the traffic flow is endless.

Ba Jin’s former residence…

Traveler Lulu is one of them.

In 1943, it was named after Wukang, Jiuxian County, Zhejiang Province, and officially came to the world with Wukang road.

Mankind has experienced countless wars and disasters, but still tries to keep some intact, which can be read carefully.

The unique position of taking quiet in the noisy makes social and leisure meet at the same time.

Several generations of people have spent their lives here in tea, rice, oil, salt, sauce and vinegar tea, and quietly witnessed the change and take-off of a city in the most trivial and ordinary daily life.

Lulu wears the original pano inverse – limited edition eccentric movement inverted wristwatch by grasuti.

The old ship shaped Wukang building, formerly known as Normandy apartment, is the first veranda apartment building in Shanghai.

  Centennial residence in Shanghai 📍 Wukang Road   Let’s follow Lulu and turn the clock back to 1907.

For her, travel is not a casual clock in, but to explore the cultural connotation of each city.

Wukang road condenses the modern history of Shanghai’s opening to the outside world.

Founded in the 1930s, Shikumen is the residence of middle and upper class businessmen and foreigners employed in Shanghai.

It is an important window for cultural exchanges between China and foreign countries and the birthplace of Shanghai style culture.

The architectural style of the French Renaissance restored the era mark of the French concession period.

This is a rare luck.

Lulu is a gentry who wears gransuti’s original pano inverse – limited edition eccentric movement inverted Watch Limited Edition, a combination of Chinese and western 📍 Shikumen   Coming out of the cafe, Lulu drilled deeper into the alleys, and felt the perfect integration of old Shanghai and new Shanghai more truly in the Shikumen villa group.

In her opinion, architecture is a clear proof of time.

Top left and right: Wukang building, which is now a popular punch in place and designed by Hungarian designer Hudec nearly a century ago.

The Huangpu Road in Hongkou District, where the publishing house is located, has been stationed in the consulates of six countries successively.

Grasuti’s original pano inverse – limited edition eccentric movement inverted Watch Limited Edition, reflecting classical and modern brilliance 📍 China Construction Investment Publishing House   Shanghai’s cultural heritage can also be smelled from the books.

This appropriate separation is also the ideal distance for contemporary people to face urban life.

The atmosphere of Chinese and western communication is released in the hall, which is worth reading..

Walking into the local cafe and feeling the local life is a necessary part of Lulu’s every trip.

Magnetic Steel Chamfer

But there is always something that can “keep” it in the form of records, such as photos and memories, architecture and culture.

However, if you project your vision to the windows, it will be a vivid life.

Walking into Wukang Road, you can see the past.

After walking through so many places on the world map, whenever we get close to classical buildings and feel their still vibrant pulse, Lulu will be moved by the visual impact and spiritual shock they bring: appreciate the grandeur of the high baroque style church in Toledo, a small Spanish city, and feel the gorgeous past of the Colonial period on the streets of Havana, In the courtyard of stuckvilla, Munich, carefully observe every column, sculpture and pane…

Walking in, looking at and understanding…

Isolated from the busy afternoon, it is suitable to come here to explore another secret place of time.

Lulu, who has experienced Hotels with different styles all over the world, has a special preference for the new projects in ancient buildings.

If Wukang road is an ocean, the Wukang building at the south end is the most eye-catching giant ship on the sea.

This is also Shanghai.

This may also be one of the charm points of Wukang building.

This kind of external and internal co litigation depicts a double track line in which the torrent of the times and individual life move forward side by side.

The sunlight spills into the retro house, the coffee spoon stirs the flowers and makes a crisp sound when it touches the edge of the ceramic cup, which breeds a poetic tone of life.

Classical architecture is integrated into modern people’s life, thoughts grow wings, break the dimension of time and space, and connect the past and today.

After a hundred years, the past and the present meet on this north-south arc Road, and the future is also growing quietly.

This is Shanghai.

Contemporary art and creative architecture have such magic.

People who are curious about the world are often immersed in it.

Shanghai’s modern history has been condensed over a short span of over one thousand meters.

It is not difficult to see the traces of life of dignitaries, nobles and literary masters.

Facing the first mentioned buildings, Lulu uses the verb “reading”, which is appropriate and flexible.

For Lulu, a travel and fashion blogger, reading and recording are as important as traveling thousands of miles.

This time, she will draw different chapters from the bookshelf called “Shanghai” to read and explore.

In front of us is the thriving appearance of this modern city; Looking up again in a trance, it seemed that Wang Jiazhi passed by in a rickshaw.

The Lilac Garden of Li Hongzhang, an important Minister of the late Qing Dynasty, Mr.

About 30 famous people’s former residences here, dance under the phonograph, or write down those thoughts from the depths of the soul at the desk under the moon…

The building is always like this, standing silently among the cities, and carrying the story and temperament of the city in its unique form, like a key to open the dusty door of time for tourists.

It was invested and built by the French merchant Wanguo savings association in 1924 and designed by Hungarian designer Hudec.

About 20000 books covering many fields are stored on the bookshelf, from which we can learn the essence of various cultures.

When the glass door was opened, the aroma of coffee was greeted intimately close to every inch of skin, and the fine whisper set off the clean atmosphere in the store.

The cafe and lifestyle shop on Wukang road are the places Lulu often goes to in Shanghai.

At first, it was called Foucault Road, named after American missionary John Foucault.

Standing at the other end of the road, seeing it from a distance is like crossing a hundred years ago to experience the development of history from a macro perspective.

Its glory is always moving forward.

One   “Celebrity road” is taking shape in front of us.

Shanghai jiapeile Hotel, located in Jianye, adheres to the spirit of protecting cultural heritage and retains the original layout of the building.

And its architectural style is very characteristic.

Walking in the narrow alleys and courtyards, traditional and modern, French style and Chinese characteristics meet here.

Years are presented in the existence of these entities or vague thoughts, and the invisible disappearance is transformed into touchable traces.

They gather together into an ocean containing countless stories.

Huang Xing’s “Huang residence”, Mr.

In the meantime, the open space opens the way for a broad vision.

The local experience makes it easier to touch the most real temperature and growth context of the city.

Jiantou bookstore, located in Hongkou riverside of the North Bund, is known as the “most beautiful bookstore in Shanghai”.


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