Bubbling Well Road – now known as Nanjing West Road – was one of Shanghai’s most glamorous neighborhoods in the past, and continues its “high-rent district” reputation in its current incarnation as one of the most sought-after locations for glitzy office towers, fancy shopping malls, and high-end hotels and restaurants. Few visitors focus on the history that abounds on and near the former Bubbling Well Road, but on this walk you will discover just how much heritage remains: streamlined apartment houses, breathtaking villas, gorgeous Art Deco theaters and more. Along with guiding us on our tour, author Patrick Cranley of Historic Shanghai will also share the stories of the men and women who once lived, loved, and worked along Bubbling Well Road.
Wednesday, November 8
12:45pm Registration, 1pm to 3:30pm
Portman Ritz-Carlton Hotel, lobby lounge (the “Library” room)
1376 Nanjing West Road
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org by November 5, under subject type “Bubbling Well Road” and include your membership number, mobile phone number, and WeChat ID. SEA cancellation policy applies after November 5. SEA coordinator is Jennifer Schmidt, mobile: 156-9217-9207.