14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
The Car Wash
Daowai is one of the oldest districts in the northern Chinese city of Harbin, China. The proximity to the Russian border has had a huge impact on the city's architecture. Many of the very old buildings in this district are slated for demolition/refurbishment, life goes on for its inhabitants.
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