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The core ofNew York's Chinatown comprises the eight blocks bounded by Canal, Baxter, Worth, Park, and Bowery Streets.
Concentrated in this area are shops, restaurants, schools, apartment buildings, stores, and family, trade, political, and social associations. Chinatown is a part of Lower East Side, which is an inner city neighborhood that has historically accommodated minorities In the past, the Lower East Side was American's classic ghetto where East and Central Europeans remained isolated from American classic social life.
Chinatown receives income principally from real estate, garment factories, restaurants, groceries, gift sops, laundries, and wholesale Distribution stores that supply Chinese restaurants and shops throughout the metropolitan New York Area.