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Last updated: February 14, 2011 12:16 pm
For decades, Shanghai has happily buried its past in skyscrapers. But now the city has developed a new interest in its history.
State-owned companies, and the local governments that fund them, have spent billions of renminbi renovating some of the architectural gems of Shanghai’s colonial past -- and turning them into hotels.
Patti Waldmeir reports from Shanghai.
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