Shanghai Story (397): Foreigners in Shanghai (3)
Length: 00:25:00
Date: 2019-1-12
Keywords: Friendly exchanges between people | History of Shanghai | Foreigners in Shanghai | Hudec | Mao Gen | Jiangnan Shipyard Factory | Peace hotel | Lester Medical Research Institute | Lester Institute of Technology | Park Hotel

In 1867, British Lester arrived in Shanghai with an asset of 20 million taels of silver. After he died, he donated all his fortune to the education and health cause in Shanghai. In 1905, the General Administration of Junpu Project was established, which made the Huangpu River the largest port in the Far East with the channel depth of 28 feet. Hungarian Hudec's architecture is a classic landmark in Shanghai.