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July 27, 2015

San Francisco's Chinatown struggles to cope with citywide economic boom

  • Rising rent elsewhere in the city has entrepreneurs eyeing Chinatown for offices, entertainment and housing, and a $1.6 billion subway set to open in 2019 will bring more pressure to redevelop.
    Associated Press

    SAN FRANCISCO — For a century and a half, San Francisco's Chinatown, the nation's oldest, has sheltered waves of immigrants seeking a new life.

    It's the birthplace of Chinese America, and to some extent, the broader Asian America that descended from immigration over the Pacific Ocean throughout the 19th and 20th centuries.

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