Dark Heart of the Doomed Market

Updated:
Looking up from the heart of Jianguo Public Market 建國市場.

Recently I have undertaken several expeditions to Jiànguó Public Market 建國市場 in , formerly the largest traditional market in . As part of an ongoing effort to revitalize the area around Taichung Station 台中車站 the market building is scheduled for demolition in a few months time. Many residents have already been evicted and plenty of businesses have moved to a new market building on the other side of the railway line. I will at some point publish a full post about this doomed relic of the —but for now here’s an shot from within the very heart of the old market building oddly reminiscent of another another famous ruin in Taichung.

Respond

HTML enabled in comments.
Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *