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NOV 13, 2013 - San Francisco Chronicle

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A hard look at the future of Chinatowns

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — People who stroll through Chinatown on Saturday nights bathe in the lights of intriguing new restaurants, hip tea shops, and stylish lounges. [...] moving beneath that shiny exterior, as strong and powerful as an underground river, is a torrent of forces that threaten the neighborhood's very existence. An influx of luxury housing, rising rents and land values, a soaring white population, and slipping Asian population could mean the end of Chinatown's 140-year role as a gateway for immigrants and a regional hub for culture and family. What's new in the report by the ... Read More

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