Author: Katya Knyazeva

Katya Knyazeva is a journalist and fine artist born in Siberia. She has lived in South Korea and the US and currently resides in Shanghai. Ms. Knyazeva has produced illustrated books, animations and a graphic novel; her work has been published throughout East Asia and the EU. She currently writes articles on cuisine, culture and urban form.

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The rise of Rue Massenet: Part II

The rise of Rue Massenet: Part II

The historic-looking buildings on Sinan Lu give a nod to the area’s glamorous past, but are a modern invention
The rise of Rue Massenet: Part I

The rise of Rue Massenet: Part I

Today they're the glossy Sinan Mansions, but these old buildings once housed opera stars, government ministers, philosophers and spies