Frederick S. School of Global Studies, Boston University, 121 Bay State Road,
EVENT: ASIABU Boston Chinatown Tour (04/12/14)
You’ve passed by it at least a few times and perhaps have been to a restaurant or two there during your time in Boston. It ranks top three of its kind in U.S. and it’s the home of several Asian-American cultures in New England. Welcome to Boston Chinatown! Join us for a walking tour to explore the past, present and future of Chinatown by visiting various historical sites and hidden cultural gems in the neighborhood.
Professor Wing-Kai To, from Bridgewater State College will guide us and bring us back in time to learn how urban renewal affected Chinatown in the 1960’s and residents’ efforts in revitalizing the once vibrant community. The tour is aim to give you a better understanding on the history of Chinese immigration to the Boston area, which will help us better appreciate modern-day Chinatown.
• We will meet at 10:20 am in front of BU bookstore (Barnes & Noble) to depart to Chinatown via the Green line. You may also choose to meet up with us in front of the Boylston Station at 10:45am. The tour ends at around 12pm and we will treat ourselves with delicious Dim Sum lunch inside the Chinatown!
• The tour is FREE for BU community, but a reservation is required. Please email email@example.com with your NAME and PHONE NUMBER before APR 5 to secure your spot.
• The capacity of the tour is limited, and spaces do run out fast. So email us today and prepare to enjoy an April afternoon in Chinatown!