Gothamist: A Nearly Forgotten Photo Archive Becomes A Vivid Exhibit Of Chinatown’s Past

Gothamist: A Nearly Forgotten Photo Archive Becomes A Vivid Exhibit Of Chinatown’s Past. “Although planned prior to the pandemic, the exhibit has landed at a precipitous moment for Chinatown and Chinese New Yorkers…. Old photo tours of New York City are well-mined territory. But the nostalgia kindled by Bocian’s black and white photos of old storefronts, like that of Hop Shing, a coffee shop and dim sum restaurant known for its pork and coconut buns, has only intensified in light of COVID. Hop Shing closed finally in September, one of many Chinatown businesses felled by the crisis.”

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