The Little and Co building after restoration, in Chongqing, China. Photo: Xinhua
The Little and Co building after restoration, in Chongqing, China. Photo: Xinhua

China history: abandoned ‘haunted house’ restored to former East-meets-West architectural glory

  • A restoration project has reinstated an architecturally important building constructed more than 100 years ago by a British merchant in southwestern China
  • Built in 1896, the structure stands on the banks of the Yangtze River in Chongqing and showcases a fusion of Chinese and Western design styles

The Little and Co building after restoration, in Chongqing, China. Photo: Xinhua
The Little and Co building after restoration, in Chongqing, China. Photo: Xinhua
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