In the middle of a circle of tall, multinational corporate offices, we are surprised to find ruins of this old neighborhood. Along in the process of being replaced with new buildings, there is a feeling of strength and history about the old buildings - striving to tell their story despite the roar of the corporations.
An old man in a wheel chair next to the Huang Pu River (beyond the wall in the photo). Next to him is his wife, standing causally while read from her mobile phone. China's older generation has lived through the turmoil of revolutions and wars, but today, they contently embrace the calm of a new technological age.