Lane.590, on Weihai Road is a famous old lane of "Shiku Gate". Walking in the lane, you will easily be impressed with traces of old Shanghai in the 1920s' and 30s'. Undoubtedly this is the ideal view-finding place for moviemakers and is the spiritual home of the old who often dream about the past.
In construction, the Zhangs'Building took the basic setup of the old styled Shiku Gate, and add to it projecting balcony and granite plaster wall surface. Cement, steel, colored mosaic glass and western ornaments are widely employed in the building, reflecting the eclecticism at that time of which, it has become a symbol.