New Chinatown

Image

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jpg

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Creative Commons Licence

Contributors

Contributed date

November 25, 2019 - 10:36am

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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