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Chinatown: A Walk Through History

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Chinatown: A Walk Through History

Time: May 20, 2015 at 10am to August 5, 2015 at 8:45pm
Location: Museum of Chinese in America
Street: 215 Centre Street
City/Town: New York
Website or Map: http://www.mocanyc.org/learn/…
Event Discipline: other
Organized By: a4 - Network Admin
Latest Activity: May 27, 2015

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Chinatown: A Walk Through History


Uncover the history of one of New York City’s oldest neighborhoods! 

The Asian American Arts Alliance--together with the Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA)--is co-sponsoring "Chinatown: A Walk Through History," all summer long as part of the 50th Anniversary of the passage of New York City Landmark's law. Examine how everyday buildings, public and commercial spaces, and streets have shaped the community from its origins as the Native American village of Werpoes Hill in 1600 to one of the fastest- growing immigrant communities of present day New York City. The Manhattan Chinatown historical tours from May through August 2015 have been dedicated to the celebration of the 50th anniversary milestone.

 Follow this link to RSVP and pre-pay for your walks!

http://www.mocanyc.org/learn/school_groups/guided_school_tours#walking

The Alliance is a member organization of the NYC Landmarks50 Alliance, a collaboration of more than a hundred New York City arts and culture organizations that are working together to inform and educate the public about historic preservation. http://www.nyclandmarks50.org/

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