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The Chinatown neighborhood in Chicago, is on the South Side (located in the Armour Square community area), centered on Cermak and Wentworth Avenues, and is an example of an American Chinatown, or ethnic-Chinese neighborhood. By the 2000 Census, Chicago Primary Metropolitan Statistical Areas had 68,021 Chinese. Chicago is the second oldest settlement of Chinese in America after the Chinese fled persecution in California.

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Comments (49)

~Marlene~ on October 3, 2012

Thank you very much, Thanasis, for the lovely comment. I'm happy you Like it!

Best wishes, Marlene

Zsuzsanna Bánfalvi on October 3, 2012

Thank you for the information! Beautiful photo from the gate ! I like it! My friendly greeting,Natuska

~Marlene~ on October 4, 2012

I'm glad you found the info interesting, Natuska, and I appreciate the Like very much.

My best, Marlene

pepeljuga1 on October 9, 2012

prelepo.. baš je kao da je slikano u Kini.. L

Pozdrav, Tanja

~Marlene~ on October 10, 2012

Thanks so much, Tanja for the nice comment & the Like. I've missed you!

Best wishes, Marlene

Lee Gill on October 10, 2012

No matter where you go, those always look the same...the Chinatown's over here have pretty much the same design...I like the framing with the cars :-)

~Marlene~ on October 11, 2012

I think you're right, Lee. I've seen a few and they are all very similar!

Best wishes, Marlene

李文辉 on October 21, 2012



~Marlene~ on October 22, 2012

Thanks so much for the history lesson, 李文辉, and your visit! I appreciate it very much!

Best regards, Marlene

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  • Uploaded on September 23, 2012
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