425 N. Los Angeles Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012 (entrance is on Sanchez Street)

Audio: Listen to an interview by Suellen Cheng, El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument about the Garnier Building. The… more

Front of Museum on Los Angeles Street

Audio: William Estrada details information regarding the Chinese Massacre of 1871. Anti-Chinese sentiment rose because of increased immigration and employment… more

800 N Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Audio: David Fon Lee shares his memories of Historic Chinatown. Even after the Chinese Massacre, people continued to move to… more

126 Ord Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Audio: Marian Lee recounts her experience working in China City with her mom. The “Shanghai Street” sign is one of… more

727 N Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Audio: Danee Prasert from the Chinatown Service Center discusses the diversity of Far East Plaza. The Immigration and Naturalization Act… more

Hill Street and Ord Street, Los Angeles, CA

This square was dedicated to Delbert E. Wong in 2013 and is the first recognition of a Chinese American by… more

639 N Hill St, Los Angeles, CA 90012

The Chinatown Branch Library is one of seventy two public libraries in the city of Los Angeles.  Established in 1977,… more

750-756 Yale Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012

The Thien Hau Temple was an Italian Baptist church. The Chinese-Vietnamese Camau Association purchased and converted the original structure into… more

817 Yale Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Audio: Edmund Soo Hoo, who played basketball at the Alpine Recreation Center and later worked to oversee the Center, shares… more

816 Yale Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Completed in 1952 after the resettling of Chinatown, the Chinese Confucius Temple School is rooted in the long history of… more

840 Yale St, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Founded in 1882, Castelar School is the second oldest elementary school out of the four hundred in the Los Angeles… more

531 W. College Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012

The Pacific Alliance Medical Center, originally the French Hospital, built in 1869 by the French Benevolent Association, is the oldest… more

920-970 Chung King Road, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Audio: Al Soo-Hoo share his childhood memories of the West Plaza. The West Plaza and Chungking Road, completed in 1948,… more

952 North Hill Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Audio: Al Soo-Hoo recalls growing up in Central Plaza. New Chinatown, considered the first planned Chinatown in the United States,… more

inside Central Plaza

Conceived and designed by Professor Liu Hong Kay from Los Angeles, the Wishing Well is modeled after the Sacred Seven… more

inside Central Plaza

Inside the plaza, the streets are named after the three People’s Principles of Dr. Sun Yat Sen, the maiden name… more

inside Central Plaza

During festive occasions like Lunar New Year, stages and booths are set up throughout Chinatown; lion dancers snake through the… more

inside Central Plaza

The mural of a fiery dragon was created by noted watercolor artist Tyrus Wong in 1941 and restored in 1984… more

East side of Central Plaza

Facing the statue is the East Gate, one of the most popular landmarks of Los Angeles’ Chinatown.  Y.C. Hong, the… more

969 North Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90012

At the corner of Bamboo Lane and Broadway is Pheonix Bakery. The family-owned bakery, established in 1938, originated the famous… more

along Broadway, Bamboo Lane, Bernard and Cottage Home Streets

Early Chinese immigrants in America often found themselves in a strange and hostile environment. Thus, they created family, fraternal, and… more

415 Bernard Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012

On the site of a 19th century brickyard are two Victorian-era cottages built by Philip Fritz, an immigrant from Alsace,… more