In modern times, Tianjin was one of the earliest Chinese cities in contact with
western civilization.Since 1860 Tianjin opened as a trading port, it built and
retained various style of houses,especially the "five Avenue" it is as the
representative of the historic buildings.After the Xinhai Revolution, Tianjin
became the China's "political backyard";The Republic's president and prime
minister had moved to Tianjin in the early years of the Republic ,some
revolutionary pioneers also were resident in Tianjin .Every celebrity's
residence carried a history, left a story behind.