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  • New Chinatown was a fresh start for the Chinese, but it was like ...
  • Old Chinatown , with its businesses and family associations, grew steadily between ... and 1930, which is when city officials decided to build a new train terminal - Union Station - on top of it. Old Chinatown , ... summer of 1938 what we now know as New Chinatown was founded. Historian and activist Munson A. Kwok notes that New ...
  • ... far out of fashion as dining in the former tourist trap of Chinatown has become, eating a curry beef pie amid the neighborhood's ... a lotus pond, and Chinese rickshaw rides. There was a temple, and replica buildings from the set of the 1937 Hollywood ...
  • Chinatown is becoming L.A.'s most interesting culinary neighborhood . None of the new restaurants serve Chinese food, though. ... background: the neighborhood's second iteration was essentially a movie set, a theme park of sorts that tourists could visit ...
  • Nearly 80 years after its relocation, Chinatown supports Chinese American businesses as well as newer waves of ... the city's first. Los Angeles's original Chinatown was located where Union Station now stands. It sprung up to house Chinese ... of buildings from the hit 1937 movie The Good Earth. New Chinatown , in contrast, was funded and controlled by the Chinese ...
  • ... In 1983, Hong Kong was reclassified from a British colony to a dependent Chinese territory. In ... such as Monterey Park, San Marino and Covina as opposed to Chinatown . This Taiwanese population that migrated to Los Angeles during the ... earlier waves of Chinese migrants to Los Angeles and this new one. The early sojourners fled southeastern China in search of the ...
  • ... other neighborhoods near the center of Los Angeles, Chinatown is in flux. One concern that has long surfaced about the ... from Chinatown to Culver City in 2010. | Photo: KCET Departures . Over at the Chinese American Museum, an ongoing ...
  • ... a look at how food played an important role in shaping Chinatown . For many, Chinatown is not much more than a place to eat ... 1900s, one of the most common occupations for the migrants was in the produce business. Unable to find ingredients from their homeland, ...
  • Departures : Chinatown Student Producers share the story of how their families got to ... than a pleasure discovering it through their eyes. I was surprised, however, to see that once the conversation shifted to ...
  • ... by our readers. The Cheonggyecheon River in Seoul was on our minds as the L.A. River continues its journey towards ... {"additionalClasses":""}] Departures at Chinatown Summer Nights, by klxadm We celebrated Summer ...

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