Chinatown

Canal Street, Manhattan

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Comment by John McCreery on December 24, 2011 at 5:36am

There is, of course, a very strong possibility that the Vietnamese in question are Chinese-Vietnamese. Happy Holidays.

Comment by Francine Barone on December 23, 2011 at 11:49pm

I named it that because it was taken in the Chinatown neighborhood of Manhattan. The signs indicate that actual demographics change faster than the regional labels. My Italian-American family used to live in this part Manhattan when it was Little Italy. You can see how the neighborhoods evolve and overlap here. NYC's ethnic landscape is fascinating. I should have mentioned something about the Vietnamese in the caption. :)

Comment by John McCreery on December 23, 2011 at 11:28pm
Ethnographic note: the title says Chinatown, two of the signs are in Vietnamese. Is this intentional?

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