New Year lion in New Chinatown
Wendy Horowitz, May 20, 2024

Photographer Harry Quillen loved the circus, and during the 1940s, he enthusiastically captured the light-hearted spirit of the traveling show with his large format camera.

Phoenix Bakery in early 1940s Central Plaza, current Phoenix outdoor sign and menu cover with Sing Song
Vi Ha, May 17, 2024

Long-time visitors of Chinatown will be very familiar with the storefront with Sing Song, a Tyrus Wong (1910-2016) drawn logo of a bashful little boy in a traditional Chinese haircut with a robe holding a box behind his back

The Junior League created this tourist map in 1980 showing a festive looking Chinatown
Glen Creason, March 13, 2019

Chinatown in Los Angeles has been demeaned and misunderstood for about a century and a half.

Drawing of a scene from Chinatown, Los Angeles
Kelly Wallace, March 14, 2019

The Big Read this year is The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears by Dinaw Mengestu.