Construction started on the Art Theater, one of the three major establishments of the Shishan Cultural Plaza, on June 23.
Suzhou Sports Training Base was designed to provide athletes with professional training spaces, venues, and other living facilities.
The first independent district-level children's library opened to public in Suzhou New District on April 23, covering over 1,300 square meters and boasting a collection of 20,000 books.
Located at the westmost of Suzhou New District, Jinhu Living Plaza was designed to mainly serve people living in Zhenhu sub-district and surrounding areas.
The SND Cultural & Sports Centre is located alongside Xiaolong Mountain in Taihu Avenue. It covers an area of more than 300 mu (200,000 sq m).
Fengqiao Baimajian Theatre started construction in 2012 and opened to the public on Aug 8, 2015, with an investment of 170 million yuan ($27.07 million).