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Nail House: China Builds a Road Around a Single Home That Stood Strong Against Urban Redevelopment

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Nov 28, 2012 01:04 AM
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by Helen Morgan last modified Nov 27, 2012


This single house is all that’s left of a neighborhood in Zhejiang Province, China that was demolished to make room for new urban development. The house, a dwelling owned by redevelopment resister Luo Baogen and his wife, has been completely encircled by a new street that leads to a railway station near the city of [...]




 

 

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This single house is all that’s left of a neighborhood in Zhejiang Province, China that was demolished to make room for new urban development. The house, a dwelling owned by redevelopment resister Luo Baogen and his wife, has been completely encircled by a new street that leads to a railway station near the city of Wenling. Households such as this one that stand up to developers are dubbed “nail houses”, as their owners refuse to be “hammered down”.

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