The grey two-storey garden-style mansion is where Dr. Sun Yatsen and his wife Madame Soong Chingling had lived and worked together from June 1918 till the end of 1924. After Dr. Sun Yatsen's death in March 1925, Madame Soong Chingling lived on here until 1937. With pine, camphor and cypress trees planted around, most of the objects in the residence have been kept to their original state. It was here where Dr. Sun Yatsen met Lenin's envoy Joffe and jointly released the famous Declaration of Sun Wen-Joffe. Many of his important works were completed here such as The Doctrine of Sun Wen, The Industrial Development of China, The First Steps for Democracy. In 1961 the former residence of Dr. Sun Yatsen in Shanghai was listed as an important cultural spot under state protection by State Council. On the anniversary of Dr. Sun Yatsen's birth and death every year the commemorative meetings are attended by people from all walks of life in Shanghai.
The former residence of Soong Chingling, Honorary President of the People's Republic of China , has the milk-white boat-shaped mansion in Western style as its main building. The display of the residence has been kept in the original state when Madame Soong Chingling was alive.
Located at 9, Da Lu Xin Cun, Shanyin Rd. , Hongkou District, Luxun's former residence is a three-story building with red bricks and tiles in which Luxun lived from April 1933 till his death in October 1936. It was here where Luxun had written many revolutionary and satiric exposes. Luxun's former residence is a Shanghai Municipal Preserved Building.
Zou Taofen is a renowned correspondent, political critic and publisher. The three-story house in modern style was the residence of Mr. Zou Taofen from 1930-1936. Some of his valuable manuscripts and works are displayed with the inscriptions of present-day leaders in memory of Mr. Zou.
Chen Huacheng had served as chief military officer and local commander. When the British fleet invaded Wusong Fort in 1842, Chen Huacheng at the age of 67 bravely led the resistance in defense of the position and died in battle. Chen Huacheng's Memorial Hall is now a valuable education base designated for youngsters in Shanghai Which houses the armor used by Chen Huacheng, weapons, cannons, etc.
It is place of great significance and important influence on the recent historical development of China.
The Former Residence of Chen Yun and Qingpu Revolutionary History Memorial Hall is a biographical exhibition hall which displays the whole life of Chen Yun and the glorious history of socialist revolution and construction of the Qingpu people.