• Antique Markets
  • Finding Treasures in a City’s Disappearing Past

    Li Songtang at his museum in Beijing, where he displays relics saved from demolition sites in the rapidly modernizing city. Doug Kanter for The New York Times BEIJING — The destruction of this 800-year-old city usually proceeds as follows: the Chinese character for “demolish” mysteriously appears on the front of an old building, the residents […]