Ceaseless advancement changes the history of cities and their smaller spatial structures at a fast pace. Public urban spaces are subjected to transformations, as they wish to live up to demands of modern day – they yearn to delight with their novel character, idiosyncrasy, the magic of technology. Large metorpolises of China, which exist within the milieu of mass culture, have dynamically severed the ties with the ambience of traditional orderliness so as to pave way for the creation of new architecture – unpredicted and signifying the modern times. Crowded public spaces prepare the ground for the icons of modern architecture. They serve as places where the very icons can be studied. In that case, do they fulfill their essential function of strengthening social bonds?