New Chinatown

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jpg

License

Creative Commons Licence

Contributors

Created date

November 25, 2019

Critical Commentary

This image depicts Central Plaza, the hub of New Chinatown. Constructed in the 1930s with deliberately self-Orientalizing architecture, Central Plaza was owned and operated by Chinese-Americans.

Source

Entrance gate to New Chinatown, Los Angeles. 1939. Herman J. Schultheis Collection/Los Angeles Public Library Collection

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