Apartment #1
Apartment #1

SUZHOU CREEK

Apartment #1

2009

Ref. 1.401.09

© Philip Jessup

As in Beijing, traditional neighborhoods in Shanghai have been demolished to make way for middle class, westernized high-rise apartments.

Apartment #2
Apartment #2

SUZHOU CREEK

Apartment #2

2009

Ref. 1.402.09

© Philip Jessup

A construction boom in Shanghai fueled by access to state capital may have created an oversupply of residential estates for the local middle class.

Industry
Industry

SUZHOU CREEK

Industry

2009

Ref. 1.403.09

© Philip Jessup

An industrial quarter along Suzhou Creek. Barges are still numerous, ferrying raw materials and finished goods back and forth between factories and international markets.

Longtang Neighborhood
Longtang Neighborhood

SUZHOU CREEK

Longtang Neighborhood

2009

Ref. 1.405.09

© Philip Jessup

A traditional longtang community with interconnected passageways, similar to Beijing's hutongs. Both are becoming more rare as development gathers steam.

Neighborhood Clearance
Neighborhood Clearance

SUZHOU CREEK

Neighborhood Clearance

2009

Ref. 1.404.09

© Philip Jessup

A longtang community was cleared here to make room for a new high-rise residential development.