Most large, modern cities will present contrasting images: what they are; what they were, etc.
In Hong Kong one can see the integration of park land and buildings as in this shot taken from the window of our hotel room:
The seamless integration of business and residential:
Leica M9, Leica Summicron-M 50mm, ISO 160, f/8.0, 1/125 sec
The city has both wide and narrow streets:
Sometimes, even the typical residential buildings distinguish themselves from the ordinary, in this case with colour:
Leica M9, Lecia Summicron-M 50mm, ISO 160, f/8.0, 1/350 sec