The transformation of the Bombay to Mumbai is a story of exponential urbanization, unprecedented immigration and a corresponding real-estate boom. But memory, like an exes’ fragrance, lingers on long after its gone. It is perhaps why, we must commend the efforts of Housing.com for overwhelming us with an epic re-telling of Mumbai’s splendid past through these contrasting photographs of Mumbai then and now.
1. Wellington Pier
Which is now the site of The Gateway of India.
2. Churchgate Railway Station
3. Victoria Terminus
Which now lives and breathes as the Chatrapati Shivaji Terminus
4. Asiatic Town Hall
5. Bombay University
6. Bhendi Bazaar