Chinatowns are known for being a community of working class immigrants. But with development projects on the rise, it is clear that the character of Chinatown is on the verge of disappearing. Gentrification is threatening the historical and cultural identity of Chinatowns across the East Coast, according to a report by the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund.
There will be a helicopter flying above the Tufts Health Sciences campus in Chinatown on Monday, October 21, from 3 to 5 p.m..
Thursday, October 17, 2013, 5pm to 10pm
Saturday Oct. 19, 8:30 a.m. to noon, Chinatown Gate
Droves of supporters came to Chinatown on Oct. 6 despite rainy weather to celebrate the 102nd National Day of China on Oct. 10.
Josiah Quincy Upper School could share a location with the Boston Arts Academy in Chinatown. The proposed school project would be the most expensive one in the state, with costs estimated to surpass $261 million. However, state reimbursement of 80 cents for each dollar lowers the cost.