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Chicago Public Library Chinatown

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Discovering Chinatown

This particular location is very fun and the location is accessible to the Chicago River Branch as... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
veronicagriffith56
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Chicago, Illinois
Unique and nice

I visit several libraries including the Harold Washington main branch and south and north side... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
Tony L
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9 Jul 2018
“Discovering Chinatown”
24 Jun 2018
“A bit sad and rundown”
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The new Chinatown branch of the Chicago Public Library is light-filled as well as full of books. It has an extensive collection of Asian language books. The children's part of library has educational toys as well as books. There are frequent...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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2100 S Wentworth Ave, Chicago, IL 60616-1520
Chinatown
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

This particular location is very fun and the location is accessible to the Chicago River Branch as well. The Red Line CTA train is nearby. In addition, there are plenty of shopping markets to buy anything that you might need.

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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

We went to Chicago recently for a graduation. The Chinatown looked somewhat rundown. Many of the shops were closed. Some were opened. However, they did not seem to be able to sustain for that much longer. We went there for dinner. The food was mediocre...More

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Reviewed 7 September 2017

I visit several libraries including the Harold Washington main branch and south and north side locations. I kept seeing the Chinatown branch as I traveled downtown so I decided to stop in and see how it looked. Its very modern inside with a few designer...More

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Chinatown
Chinatown may be one of Chicago’s smallest
neighborhoods geographically, but it's big on
character, colors, sights, sounds, and flavors. In
this South Side neighborhood, you’ll find authentic
Chinese restaurants dotting the length of Wentworth
Avenue. After a meal of dim sum, noodles, duck or
other tantalizing food specialties, satiate your
visual appetite with dozens of public art sculptures
...More
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