Harbin, the capital of Heilongjiang province, is the core of politics, economics, culture, science, technology, and transportation in the northeast region of China. Harbin was established in the Jin and Qing Dynasties and is now home to approximately 40 nationalities. It is also an international trade city and has diverse styles of architecture.
This park was begun in 1925 and was originally called Railway Park. In 1953, it was renamed Nan'gang Park and was renamed Children's Park on June 1, 1956. The park contains the first children's recreational train in China.
This image was taken by John P. Schooley, FAIA, during the 1982 People-to-People Architecture Delegation to the People's Republic_access of China. The People-to-People Citizen Ambassador Program sponsored the delegation lead by Professor David Glasser of the Department of Architecture, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. This delegation allowed architects and planners from the United States to visit landmarks as well as communities at various scales, and to meet professionals involved in their planning and continued development.
Keywords: playground equipment, elephant, slide, people.
Republic_accessan Period (1912 CE - 1949 CE) People's Republic_access of China (1949 CE - Present)