Located at the edge of HKRI Taikoo Hui and annex to The Sukhothai Shanghai lies Cha House, that carries a colonial baroque architectural style, with every inch and detail of the space witness of history.
Constructed in 1920s this three-storey structure, rising to four levels on the east and west sides was formerly owned by two Shanghai tycoons until 1940s where it became part of an elementary school campus. In 1999, the house was acknowledged as one of Shanghai’s heritage architecture site.
The year 2010 marked another historical moment as the entire building was physically moved 57 metres to its current location. In commemoration of HKR International Limited’s founder, Mr Cha Chi Ming and to bring new life to the structure, the building was renamed to Cha House.
Preserving the structure’s character, heritage elements such as vintage tiles, French windows and antique stained-glass doors were aesthetically restored. The second and third floors consists of verandahs with arches and iconic columns. The mosaic flooring of a mix of red, yellow and black tiles, to the Spanish spiral railings and carvings in the shape of lotus flowers and pearls, guests can experience a mesh of both traditional and contemporary Shanghai’s culture amassed over a century of existence. Recalling the opulent lifestyle of a lavish home of the past years, the level 3 feature fireplaces, exquisite marble wall and a bar counter. On the east and west sides, are two dining rooms with each able to host 10 guests and a board room for 20 persons.
Curated for private exclusive previews, showcases, exhibitions and social dinner functions, the house is a perfect versatile space where event comes alive.
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