George Yu

Chinatown Business Improvement District

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Executive Director and Vice President of the Chinatown Business Improvement District

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After a battle about tradition, gentrification and economic progress, Walmart opened last week in LA's Chinatown, on the ground floor of the Grand Plaza Building at Cesar Chavez…

Walmart and Gentrification in Chinatown

After a battle about tradition, gentrification and economic progress, Walmart opened last week in LA's Chinatown, on the ground floor of the Grand Plaza Building at Cesar Chavez…

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In March, the Los Angeles City Council unanimously passed a moratorium on big chain stores in Chinatown.

Walmart Comes to Chinatown

In March, the Los Angeles City Council unanimously passed a moratorium on big chain stores in Chinatown.

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