The words li (neighborhood) and long (lane) refer to an urban housing form that melds features of traditional southern Chinese courtyard dwellings with those of British row houses.  Photo 4 of 11 in Modern Lilong House Renovation in Shanghai

Modern Lilong House Renovation in Shanghai4/11

The words li (neighborhood) and long (lane) refer to an urban housing form that melds features of traditional southern Chinese courtyard dwellings with those of British row houses.