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Chinatown and China City in Los Angeles

Jenny Cho

Chinatown and China City in Los Angeles

by Jenny Cho

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Published by Arcadia Pub. in Charleston, S.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chinese Americans,
  • Postcards,
  • Pictorial works,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJenny Cho and the Chinese Historical Society of Southern California
    SeriesPostcard history series, Postcard history series
    ContributionsChinese Historical Society of Southern California
    The Physical Object
    Pagination127 p.
    Number of Pages127
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27124232M
    ISBN 100738581658
    ISBN 109780738581651
    OCLC/WorldCa663953652

    Hollywood Blvd, 2nd Floor, Los Angeles, CA Phone: Book Stores in Chinatown on See reviews, photos, directions, phone numbers and more for the best Book Stores in Chinatown, Los Angeles, CA.

    China Town has a range of shops, markets, reasonable and fancy restaurants revolving around the very interesting culture of China. So revamp your life a little, go local and completely absorb all that China Town has to offer to you. Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Los Angeles itinerary 5 . Book your tickets online for Chinatown, Los Angeles: See reviews, articles, and photos of Chinatown, ranked No on Tripadvisor among attractions in Los Angeles/5().

    The beginning of Chinatown consisted mainly of restaurants, stores, herbal areas, grocers, factories, delis, and offices. They were moved from the old Chinatown in Los Angeles to the newly created area, just shy of a mile away. Chinatown was decorated with colorful banners and lanterns lit up to show that they cared for and maintained their city. () N Broadway Los Angeles, CA /5(17).


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In the mid s, after the City of Los Angeles planned to destroy downtown's original Chinatown to make way for Union Station, many Chinese residents and businesses began to look for a new neighborhood to relocate to.

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