City of Shanghai

The great Shanghai City Temple, a refuge for practice of Tao philosophy at the heart of old Shanghai. At the center of the city’s life and vision for since the Ming Dynasty, 600 years ago.


The original residence of Chen Yun, one of the first leaders of modern China. Located outside the city of Shanghai, this moving, detailed memorial recounts the courage and genius of Chen Yun, the architect of China's economic policy.

A close friend and ally of Premier Zhou Enlai, Chen was among the first to call for China to use selected methods of capitalism in order to spur sustainable, balanced economic growth in China.


Shanghai Academy Connection