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Chinatown: 1911

Chinatown: 1911

January 30, 1911. New York. "New Year's decorations in Chinatown on Mott Street." 8x10 inch glass negative, Bain News Service. View full size.

 

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Little change from the 1930's

We have dined at two restaurants on Mott Street and there is little change even today much is the same. My mother used to get Mah Jongg sets here and would shop at several stores. Often the same owner would have different store fronts as you would see the same person in two different stores.

+106

Looking north from just above the foot of Mott St. to the bend at Pell St. Gratifying to see how much is still there.

When you care enough

To make the fire escapes look good.

Those are the prettiest fire escapes I've seen.

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