Essential Architecture- The Bund, Shanghai

Russell & Co. Building the ‘Red Brick House’

presently Built for Russell & Co.
Later housed the Imperial Bank of China, then the China Shipping Merchant Company.
Now Dolce & Gabbana’s flagship store.

architect

 

location

No. 6, The Bund, Shanghai, China

date

1881

style

NeoGothic

construction

originally red brick, rendered in the 1930s.

type

Bank
 
  Handwritten caption: 'This is one of the new buildings, Messrs Russell & Co business premises. It has been ironically named the Jew's Synagogue, in consequence of its uncommon style of architecture.', 'Shanghai 1886'
 
  Above image reproduced with the generous permission of Simon Fieldhouse. Copyright Simon Fieldhouse. www.simonfieldhouse.com
 
 

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