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Making Chinatown a pedestrian only neighborhood + tech hub = super badass?

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  1. Iman Barlow the boss

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    imagine all the cool street festivals and classy restaurants that would open up

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  2. Iman Barlow the boss

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    imagine an MMA gym and traditional tea house too!

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  3. Bobby Boulders My Lovin' Is Digi Platinum Member

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    Is this a racist thread?
     
  4. zackryder Long Island Iced Z Platinum Member

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    isnt chinatown an ethnic enclave? (makin assimilation difficult)

    also wats up w) all these asian threads lately? not racist but was just wonderin
     
  5. RTL NostraMMAus™ Platinum Member

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    I'd love to live in a place that was rid of vehicles (with perhaps biking allowed as a compromise); where everything is close enough to walking distance.

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  6. SherdogGoat Platinum & Braco Belt Banned

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    With cars, you can at least tell the difference.
     
  7. lts5025 "What the **** is a Dim Mack?"

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    I guess it depends on which Chinatown. The one in San Francisco sucks ass.
     
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    Ny or SF or LA?
     
  9. Iman Barlow the boss

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    frisco
     
  10. TheFirstEMP Overdone and dry! Platinum Member

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    Sounds interesting. Needs more creative ideas for the imagination.
     
  11. Mondo Freaks Green Gucci Suit Platinum Member

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    That would be cool.

    but I think Fremont and San Jose has better Asian spots.
     
  12. Iman Barlow the boss

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    imagine the cafe culture. the street food. the live music. etc.

    it would resemble a european square meets enter the dragon.
     
  13. Lost Looking through Platinum Member

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    I wanna see some street fights hong kong style.
     
  14. Shokushu Goukan Banned Banned

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    Imagine non stop kung foo fighting in the streets and people speaking but their words do not match their lips. Imagine the Japanese putting up signs saying "no chinese"
     
  15. j123 Pro Sherdogger 500-0-1

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    So something like Akihabara minus the cars?
     
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    wasnt aware that (1) there were only 3 chinatowns and (2) people still say frisco
     
  17. supra57 sinner Double Yellow Card

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    SF china town is the one in Big trouble in little china it is the boss of China towns
     
  18. TheFirstEMP Overdone and dry! Platinum Member

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    I imagine Blade Runner and Anthony Bourdains making that come true.
     
  19. MadSquabbles500 Steel Belt

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    It should be up to the residents of that area.

    Doomberg tried to turn NYC chinatown into pedestrian only, or at least he seemed like he wanted to. He put in bike lanes everywhere, increased parking fees, shorten the times, and put up no parking signs in many places. He also decreased the lanes on lots of major streets to make room for pedestrian space.

    I dont know if DeBlasio will continue the trend.

    And pedestrian only does not equate to being better. Cars have its advantages too.
     
  20. mushishi A is a, a is a, should I save her?

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    Ironically, the Chinese In LA don't really live in Chinatown, and the best Chinese food isn't there, either. It's all about the San Gabriel Valley.
     

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