February 6, 2014

Slow Decline of America's Chinatowns

Aidan Lewis, BBC News

The Associated Press

Chinatowns are a feature of many US cities, but some of the best known are succumbing to gentrification, campaigners say. Even one of the largest and most vibrant, in Manhattan, is slowly being invaded by luxury shops and apartment buildings.

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