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View from Our Apartment

……….The view from one of our windows

Corner Xikang Lu/Xinzha Lu

Just a corner in Jingan District

Portman Ritz Shanghai Construction

Ongoing construction in the Portman Ritz. When it’s done I follow up.

Shanghai Changes Taixing Lu – 4

Before we left for our new apartment I took some snapshots of the situation. The new buildings were still mostly empty, the old buildings in front disappeared day…

Shanghai Changes Taixing Lu – 3

…The new buildings are finished, yet empty. The real estate company seems to be speculating on increasing square metre prices. From what I heard they ask for more…

Shanghai Changes Taixing Lu – 2

……….In October 2005 the new buildings were going up fast, the old quarter was still all there.

Shanghai Changes Taixing Lu – 1

Changes happen all the time in Shanghai. Back in 2005,in our previous apartment we saw it happening outside of our window. It started with the construction of 4…

Sunset in Taixing Lu

Sunset as seen from my old apartment. The last couple of days it has been rain.

Fitting the Window Frame

…..And the new window has to be fitted in a new frame. Tonight they’re supposed to install the glass as well.

Old and New Windows

After the sliding doors had been removed it was time to replace the windows as we like one big window in the middle.