Population

Study: Chinatowns Getting Whiter

In Boston, Philly, and New York

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The character of Manhattan's Chinatown is changing as new hotels and luxury condos open and the white population grows faster there than in other parts of the city, a new study shows.

"More and more young single people with much more wealth than immigrants are moving into these buildings," said Bethany Y. Li, a staff attorney at the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund in New York.