North Jiefang Road Financial Street lies near Haihe, to Jiefang bridge from the west, to Xuzhou road from south east and connecting to south Jiefang road. In modern Chinese history, there were many foreign banks. North Jiefang Road Financial Street is reputed as Orietnal Wall Street. Currently it was the concentration area for Financial organisations in Tianjin. There are many relics architecture along the road including tens of buildings with one hundred year old. The travellers coming here can experience the historical evolution of Chinese Financial Industry. With North Jiefang Road as the center, the financial projects has launched formally. In the future there will be an open and intelligent financial comprehensive service area.The building area covers 2,100, 000 square meters in the financial city including finance, insurance, securities total seven parts. There are also the financial service area, financial market, business suites, and hotel area. It it a road recording the up and down of a hundered -year Tianjin. The name of North Jiewfang Road Financial Street is like a history. It is named as big French Road by French, and named as Victoria Road by English. Because it stepped across British concession and French Concession and lies in the center, thus named as middle road. Today, we name it as North Jiefang Road. But it is prefered to be named as Financial street according to its past hostory. It is prefered to be named as the Wall Street in Northern China. After a hundered year, the 2300-meter long financial street with the well-preserved financial buildings still maintain the original lookings and recorded the brilliant past history of Tianjin. Today, there are many banks including Bank of China and people’s bank located here.
Architectures in North Jiewfang Road Financial Street have their own special features. From end of 19 centuary to beginning of 20 centuary, the bank buildings were mostly made by reinforced concrete, marble, granite and red brick in style of classical renaissance with huge columns in front, looking gorgeous and glanderous,in a solemn and stable atmosphere. From 1930’s, the buildings were mainly made by reinforced concrete, looking magnificent and modern. From 1980s, the newly built banks all have an urban looks with modern facilities, a symbol for the new development of modern finance industry in Tianjin.