Assembly for Chinatown creates Vibrant Murals for Chinatown Restaurants

 

 

 

Site #5: 388 Deli & Cafe ~ 1 Eldrige with mural by Sara Bao. Image via thinkchinatown.org

A women-led team consisting of Rachel Chaos of Chaos Built, A+A+A Design Studio’s Andrea, Ari and Ashley, and the mural artists, Kat Lam, Rose Wong, Jennifer Palomaa, sarula Bao, Jia Sung, Vanessa Nguyen and Chanel Miller, with Volunteer Coordinator, Alison Chi and On-Site Coordinator, Alice Liu, along with Yin Kong, project curator and producer joined forces with Think!Chinatown to launch ‘Assembly for Chinatown‘ ~ beautifully personalized open-air outdoor dining spaces on nine sites for thirteen businesses (and more to come).

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David Zheng: Where Did All The Flowers Go? a Three-Day Photographic Exhibition of Chinatown During the Pandemic

 

 

 

Photographer David Zheng presents his solo exhibition and the release of his new artist book, Where Did All the Flowers Go?, in a pop-up gallery in Chinatown, NY.  The exhibition opens June 10 and continues until June 13, 2021, on 55 Chrystie Street, NY. The show will feature photographs taken in New York’s Chinatown during the initial three-month COVID-19 lockdown period. Additionally, the space will house portraits of the neighborhood’s residents, as a compilation of stories plays through audio in an enclosed room; all of which were captured during a series of community engagements hosted by the artist in the 4 weeks leading up to the show’s opening. The exhibition will be open to the public.

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NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission Designated the Kimlau War Memorial in Chinatown a NYC Landmark

 

 

 

Kimlau War Memorial at Kimlau Square in Chinatown. Image via NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission

NYC Landmarks Preservation commission voted June 22, 2021 to designate the Kimlau War Memorial in Chinatown a New York City Landmark. The Kimlau War Memorial is significant for its association with the architect Pay G. Lee, and for its importance as a monument dedicated to the contributions of Chinese American veterans.

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Spread Love: Stop Asian Hate Mural Unveiled in Chinatown

 

 

Stop the Hate mural by artist Bianco Romero. Image via CBS news.

The mural, Spread Love: Stop Asian Hate by New York-based Korean and Spanish artist Bianco Romero was unveiled on Saturday, May 22nd on the side of the building housing  the New York Chinese Alliance Church.

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CITYarts Begins Mural Restoration in Chinatown’s St. James Triangle Park

 

 

 

CITYarts restoration of ‘Flowering Vine & Us’ mural in Chinatown’s St. James Triangle Park. Image credit: Shirt Paamony Eshel.

CITYarts, a not-for-profit that connects local youth with professional artists to collaborate on public art, recently began the restoration of their ‘Flowering Vine & Us’ in St. James Triangle Park, located in Chinatown. In keeping with social distancing measures, the painting is being done in small groups, masks required.

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Unveiling of Permanent Monument to Dr. Sun Yat-sen in Columbus Park, Chinatown

 

 

 

Unveiling of Dr. Sun Yat-sen statue in Columbus Park. Image credit: Daniel Avila/NYC Park

On the anniversary of the 153 birthday of Dr. Sun Yat-sen ~ founder of the Republic of China ~ a permanent sculpture depicting the  early 20th-century revolutionary figure was placed in the northern plaza at Columbus Park in Chinatown.

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Rendering for The Dragon’s Roar at The Gateway to Chinatown

 

 

 

Rendering of The Dragon’s Roar

In 2017, a Request for Proposals went out for a sculpture to be placed at the Gateway to Chinatown on a triangular plaza, where Canal and Walker Streets intersect.

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Get Ready for 2019 #SeasonalStreet on Doyers Street in Chinatown NYC

 

 

Doyers Street, Chinatown looking toward Nam Wah Tea Parlor

Artist Dan Monteavaro aka #MONCHO1929 has been commissioned to create the #AsphaltArt for this season’s mural on Doyers Street in Chinatown.

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Celebrating The Chinese New Year 2019 ~ The Year of the Pig

 

 

 

Best Chinatown USA Lunar New Year Parade 2018

February 5th officially kicks-off the Chinese Lunar New Year ~ The Year of the Pig.  It is said that those born in the Year of the Pig (1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2019) are realistic, energetic, enthusiastic and a little materialistic.

There are so many ways to celebrate. Here are just a few suggestions…..

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Chen Dongfan: The Song of Dragon and Flowers on Doyers Street in Chinatown

 

 

Chen Dongfan: The Song of Dragon and Flowers on Doyers Street in Chinatown

The Chinatown BID, NYC DOTart, Fou Gallery and ArtBridge have come together to present the street mural Chen Dongfan: The Song of Dragon and Flowers.

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