Qiao Zhengyue

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A sparkling past and a bright future: basking in the glow of The Central - Travel in China
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A sparkling past and a bright future: basking in the glow of The Central

In the summer of 2021, the glass dome above The Central was finally lit. Michelle Qiao guides her audience in exploring this 1930s arcade and its recent makeover.
Time well spent: The revitalization of a Bund icon - Travel in China
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Time well spent: The revitalization of a Bund icon

The Swatch Art Peace Hotel is an amazing case of revitalizing a historic building into an innovative art space.
Near neighbors: The rich history and close residents of Ci'anli Building - Travel in China
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Near neighbors: The rich history and close residents of Ci'anli Building

In the 2nd episode of Qiao Shanghai, Michelle Qiao visits two homes in Ci'anli Building. Both boast amazing views of Nanjing Road.
Shanghai's Peace Hotel: Where the modern era starts - Travel in China
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Shanghai's Peace Hotel: Where the modern era starts

Michelle Qiao, author of "Shanghai Nanjing Road," will guide you to explore a unique Shanghai through reading its architectures with her new series: Qiao Shanghai.
Pandemic fight at forefront of institute as history rhymes with itself - Art & Culture in China
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Pandemic fight at forefront of institute as history rhymes with itself

Mark Twain once said, "History never repeats itself but it rhymes." His epigram is never more fitting when applied to the historic medical center situated at 207 Ruijin No. 2 Road.
'Cradle of Shanghai' once a pioneer of Western & TCM medicine - Art & Culture in China
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'Cradle of Shanghai' once a pioneer of Western & TCM medicine

The creamy-hued building of Shanghai First Maternal and Child Health Hospital opened in 1929 as an experimental hospital to include both Western and traditional Chinese medicines.
British-funded Victoria Nurses Home built to celebrate queen's jubilee - Art & Culture in China
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British-funded Victoria Nurses Home built to celebrate queen's jubilee

Huadong Hospital's Building No. 1 is well-known for being the former Country Hospital, designed by Laszlo Hudec in 1926. But it has another historical building easy to miss.
A lasting legacy of when Shanghai gave refuge to the Jews - Art & Culture in China
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A lasting legacy of when Shanghai gave refuge to the Jews

The gray-hued building is now one of many in Fudan University's Eye & ENT Hospital. But Building No. 10 is a remarkable part of Shanghai's history.
City's landmark mental health center 'dedicated to humanitarianism' - Art & Culture in China
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City's landmark mental health center 'dedicated to humanitarianism'

After 85 years' development, Shanghai Mental Health Center has become China's largest medical institution of mental health.
'Woman's Hospital,' a heritage left by pioneering duo of doctor and architect - Art & Culture in China
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'Woman's Hospital,' a heritage left by pioneering duo of doctor and architect

Two of Shanghai's most distinguished figures joined hands in the early 20th century to construct a pioneering hospital dedicated to women.
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