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Anyone Know What Building This Is?

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Anyone Know What Building This Is?

Postby shawn_c » 03 Nov 2011, 01:25

http://g.co/maps/c7y87

I ride by this building often; with its beautiful precast concrete fence, red gates, and guards surrounding the place... I often wonder what it is. There are no signs anywhere...

It's at the end of Guling Street, abutting Chongqing South Road, on the way to the Presidential Palace (if you're coming from the south).

I've seen a cavalcade of black cars drive right into the precinct on more than one occasion... so my best guess is that it's the presidential residence? Anyone know for sure?
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Re: Anyone Know What Building This Is?

Postby Icon » 03 Nov 2011, 09:52

The camphor monopoly office? The security service barracks? Can't see very well. The white building or the red one?
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Re: Anyone Know What Building This Is?

Postby Tempo Gain » 03 Nov 2011, 10:58

Presidential Residence.
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Re: Anyone Know What Building This Is?

Postby Incubus » 03 Nov 2011, 14:05

I wonder how often Ma uses that basketball court, and who would he play with? Certainly not Vincent. The secret service guys? :ponder:
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Re: Anyone Know What Building This Is?

Postby Icon » 03 Nov 2011, 14:59

Oh, yeah. :howyoudoin:
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