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. RECORDED 2/8/2020
Presented by DOORS OPEN Pittsburgh / Hosted by Pam Gianni of DOORS OPEN Pittsburgh
The DOP Stories series, November 2020 – February 2021, is supported in part by: UPMC, Dollar Bank and The Benter Foundation.