A Lesson on Adaptation and Resistance in Chinatown

As the old New York continues to get pushed out, tiny parts of it resist the moneyed sea of change.

A 2021 photo of buildings in Chinatown with original signage from the 1950s through 1970s save for a Wyndham Gardens Hotel on the right on a beautiful day with clouds in the sky
You can see a mix of the old New York and modern times in this snap of Bowery and Hester. All photos in this piece were taken by me.

I’ve been going on various adventures downtown lately. At the time of writing, I have about two months left in my home city before I leave for Los Angeles so I want to get them in while I still can.

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Game dev, writer, small biz & tax consultant to indie devs. Above all, socialist childfree shitposting crazy toad lady from The Fucking Bronx www.sonictoad.com

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Game dev, writer, small biz & tax consultant to indie devs. Above all, socialist childfree shitposting crazy toad lady from The Fucking Bronx www.sonictoad.com

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