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Interview: “Telling the story of the waterways,” Radio Beijing AM774

The final part of my conversation with Bruce Connolly of Radio Beijing AM774 on the renovation of the Jade River and the canal system of Beijing. Also check out my post for The Beijinger on the canals, “A Stroll Along Beijing’s Restored Canal System and the Ongoing Plan to Revive its Ancient Waterways.”

Telling the story of the waterways

Jeremiah and Bruce also discuss the new construction going on either side of the canal and to what extent gentrified recreations of hutongs and courtyards can have the same effect as the vibrant living communities that once populated the area.