“History doesn’t repeat itself, but it does rhyme.”
— Mark Twain

Los Angeles Chinatown…a few random photos…

Posted: July 20th, 2019 | No Comments »

LA’s Chinatown is an interesting place. Unlike just about every other “New” Chinatown I can think off LA’s was built from scratch so they were able to craft everything from the street names to the doorways. Visiting on a Monday afternoon I have to say the place had the feel of a sort of Chinese themed English seaside resort slightly out of season and also has something of the marvelous large-scale folly about it reminding me, perhaps oddly, of Clough Williams-Ellis’s Portmeirion in North Wales (Italianate rather than Chinese, but maybe you get the comparison)….

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