Chinatown Los Angeles memories: my father loved the place once, and now I remember why as an exhibition brings its history to life

//Chinatown Los Angeles memories: my father loved the place once, and now I remember why as an exhibition brings its history to life

Chinatown Los Angeles memories: my father loved the place once, and now I remember why as an exhibition brings its history to life

My father grew up just a few steps from where I am now on this shop-lined section of Chung King Road in Los Angeles, two flights of worn wooden stairs above his father’s general store.The family flat was a heavenly slice of the homeland, the living room lined with silk-tasselled lanterns, Chinese landscapes on the walls and a custom red rug holding the room together. The cool, dark hallways smelled of camphor wood and soy sauce. A sizeable turtle roamed the kitchen like a king (until one day he…

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