It's been a wild ride into modernity for Kuala Lumpur, a town that began as a tin-mining post 150 years ago and now dazzles with skyscrapers and five-star restaurants. Seen here from 82 floors up in one of the Petronas Towers, the Mayasian city is speckled with temples, high-rises, multistory malls. and traditional marketplaces. But is the city disregarding its historic past in its bid for modernity? Here’s a look at both the old and the new faces of Kuala Lumpur.