Debra Scacco

Systems in Concrete: Cars, Trains and the Relocation of Chinatown


October 28, 2020
12:00 PM PST

Please join Los Angeles Public Library (LAPL) map historian Glen Creason, urban planner and historian Eugene Wong Moy and artist Debra Scacco for a dialogue focusing on the relocation of Chinatown following the building of Union Station and the Stack interchange (101 x 110 freeways). As told through maps from LAPL’s collection, the conversation will consider this complex history and impacts of the relocation on contemporary life.

This event is presented in conjunction with Compass Rose, a creative collaboration connecting contemporary oral histories with historic cartography. The project is a collaboration between artist Debra Scacco, Occidental College, Sanborn Map Library (CSUN), Los Angeles Public Library and LAND (Los Angeles Nomadic Division).



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