Beneath Shanghai’s futuristic skyline, the city’s glorious Art-Deco past is coming back to life, day and night.
Prohibition-style saloons. Swinging jazz bands. Art-Deco artistry. You might think we are talking about the likes of Chicago, New York, London or Paris. Yet, back in an inter-war era known for its decadence, this was Shanghai – and the majestic Chinese city held its own on the world stage....
Rob Grant is a freelance writer, specialising in travel, culture and business. He is a member of the Australian Society of Travel Writers and is based in San Francisco, California.