Wednesday, February 3, 2021

"Pittsburgh's Lost Chinatown" with Doors Open Pittsburgh, February 8.


Doors Open Pittsburgh will hold an online presentation on "Pittsburgh's Lost Chinatown" on February 8.
In the early 1900s, Pittsburgh’s Chinatown was thriving. With more than 20 restaurants, bakeries, import shops, and food markets, it was a lively center for commerce. This story reveals why, how, and when Chinatown vanished from the Pittsburgh landscape.

Its temple, social halls, and merchant societies formed a welcoming home base for Pittsburgh’s 500 Chinese residents. Today just one restaurant remains. This story reveals why, how, and when Chinatown vanished from the Pittsburgh landscape.
The event begins at 7:30 pm and tickets start at $5.