As 2011 comes to a close, we have been sifting through some of the most amazing images that were posted on various social sites throughout the year as we try to compile the “Pics Year in Review”. This one, taken from the same spot in Shanghai in 1990 and again in 2010, stood apart as a truly amazing depiction of the change that is sweeping Asia and many other parts of the world.
Despite the down economy of recent years, the 90s and a prosperous time in many large cities across the globe. In Asia, the boom of the 90s translated into tremendous growth and entry into 21st century culture. No picture depicts this shift better than this one.