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Chinatowns

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Conference paper

Melbourne Chinatown as an iconic enclave

Chinatowns as iconic enclaves exist in several Australian cities. Among them, Melbourne Chinatown is the oldest, which dates back to the gold rush in the 1850s. Early Chinese migrants settled along the Little Bourke Street on the outskirts of the city, which served as a...
Case study

Chinatown green street: The greenest street in Washington

With urban infrastructure in urgent need of revitalization, it’s time for new thinking about how the civic realm can better serve public needs and meet environmental goals. Chinatown Green Street, in downtown Washington, D.C., is a unique demonstration project that on one city block combines...
Report

Sydney's Chinatown in the Asian Century

Sydney’s Chinatown is currently in transition. Asia-led globalisation in the past few decades has intensified flows of people, commodities and financial resources across the Asia-Pacific region, and this has brought significant challenges and opportunities to Chinatown. Given the major developments at the University of Technology...
Journal article

Ethnicity and public space in the city: Ethnic precincts in Sydney

Ethnic precincts are one example of the way that cultural diversity shapes public spaces in the postmodern metropolis.