Mott Street, Chinatown

ca. 1900


Mott Street, Chinatown, Manhattan, ca. 1900.  In 1872, a Chinese merchant opened a store on Mott Street near Pell Street. In the following  years, Chinese immigrants carved out an enclave around the Mott Strre, Doyers Street and Pell Street.

Photograph published by Detroit Publishing Co. Source: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C.


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