An inquisitive listener posed this question to our Curious City project: What’s the origins of Chicago’s Chinatown? Turns out, it’s a great time to ask, since the neighborhood’s celebrating its 100th birthday! Reporter Odette Yousef scouted for some surprising facts about Chinatown’s start, and found that if you’re looking for an origin, you may be looking in the wrong place.
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