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ID29
NameShanghai as a shipping, industrial center
TitleShanghai as a shipping, industrial center and the proposed construction of a new civic center
Year1931
AuthorHuston, J.C. American Consul
CollectionDepartment of Commerce, Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce (RG151)
Sub collectionPhotographic materials
Reference NumberBox 32, folder A
Repository typeArchive
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Table of contents

Shanghai as a shipping, industrial center and the proposed construction of a new civic center..........1

Proposed plan for Greater Shanghai....................................................................................................2

The Rapid Growth of Shanghai.............................................................................................................3

Importance of the Pacific area...............................................................................................................5

Shipping rivarly in the Pacifc..................................................................................................................7 

Anchorage of Shanghai harbor..............................................................................................................8

Woosung................................................................................................................................................9

Silting up the Yangtze river....................................................................................................................10

Propsed dredging od the fairy flats.........................................................................................................11

Shanghai as a shipping port...................................................................................................................12

Shangha's increasing tonnage................................................................................................................13

Entered and cleared under general regulations......................................................................................14

Groth of foreign shipping at Shanghai.....................................................................................................15 

Shanghai industrial development............................................................................................................18 

Capitalization and number of industries in Shanghai..............................................................................20 

Map of Shanghai.......................................................................................................................................22 

History of plan for building a new city of Shanghai.....................................................................................20 

The development of Shanghai....................................................................................................................22 

Contemplated development schemes........................................................................................................23

Ste on new civic center...............................................................................................................................24

The allocation of areas or zoning...............................................................................................................25

Communications.........................................................................................................................................26

  • Harbor..............................................................................................................................................26
  • Railways...........................................................................................................................................27
  • Main Arterials....................................................................................................................................28
  • Streets...............................................................................................................................................28

The Civic Center of Greater Shanghai..........................................................................................................29 

Financing the new Civic Center project.........................................................................................................31

Housing..........................................................................................................................................................32

Parks and open spaces..................................................................................................................................33

Population of Shanghai rapidly increasing......................................................................................................34

Ferry service operated by the City Government..............................................................................................35 

Conclusion.......................................................................................................................................................36

Compilation of report.......................................................................................................................................37

 

 

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44 pages, includes maps and drawings (model of the Civic Center building).

Keywordscivic center ; housing ; land ; industry ; shipping ; municipality ; communications ; railway ; street ; ferry ;
LanguageEnglish
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