The Chinatown neighborhood in is on the South Side, centered on Cermak and Wentworth Avenues, and is an example of an American Chinatown, or ethnic-Chinese neighborhood.

Landmarks in the Area

The Chinese American Museum of Chicago seeks to commemorate and interpret the experiences of Chinese immigrants to the American Midwest. Photo: Geographer, CC BY 2.5.

The Pui Tak Center, formerly known as the On Leong Merchants Association Building, is a building located in . Photo: Simulcra, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Metro station
Cermak–Chinatown is an station on the CTA's Red Line. Photo: Graham Garfield, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Retail area
Chinatown Square is a two-story outdoor mall located in , a mile from the center of just North of the main Wentworth Avenue District. Photo: Torsodog, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

The Near South Side is a community area of , , United States, just south of the downtown central business district, . Photo: Canoehead72, Public domain.

Armour Square is a neighborhood on the city's South Side, as well as a larger, officially defined community area which also includes and the Wentworth Gardens housing project. is situated 4200 feet south of Chinatown. Photo: lordcolus, CC BY 2.0.

Bridgeport, one of the 77 Community areas in Chicago. is situated 1¼ miles southwest of Chinatown. Photo: Victorgrigas, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Douglas, on the South Side of , is one of 77 Chicago community areas. is situated 1½ miles southeast of Chinatown. Photo: Jovianeye, CC BY-SA 3.0.


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