It is the largest concentration of Chinese people in the Western hemisphere. The first Chinese to arrive were traders and sailors in the mid 1700s, but the population explosion mainly occurred in the twentieth century when garment, laundry, and restaurant trades attracted thousands to emigrate from the Chinese mainland. It is a traditional neighborhood style Chinatown of American cities, having streets decorated with lanterns and flags, and all signs in Chinese.
Locations of Interest
- There are seven wanted posters in Chinatown for the player to find.
- The square with a temple-like monument in the center of the neighborhood is almost an exact copy of that in Chinatown in Lost Heaven.