U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > Georgia > Atlanta
 [Register]
Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
View detailed profile (Advanced) or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
Reply Start New Thread
 
Old 09-11-2017, 10:56 AM
 
8,059 posts, read 4,395,330 times
Reputation: 3063

Advertisements

Do business with a Hindi small business owner from time to time. We chat about various things. I once asked why the Hindi community, (significant in my area), did not get together to start a Diwali (festival of lights), he responded, "Why? We are here."

Think he was thinking along the melting pot line. At least that is how I took it. Why not enjoy our communities as they are? No need to 'create' something as another poster commented.

As for me, "Chinatowns" are where tourists go for inauthentic, authenticity.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

 
Old 09-11-2017, 11:14 AM
 
Location: Lake Spivey, Georgia
1,955 posts, read 1,439,128 times
Reputation: 2152
The Jonesboro Road corridor coming out of Southeast Atlanta at 285 DOES have a lot of Vietnamese influence as it heads south through the northeast Clayton County towns of Forest Park, Lake City, and Morrow. The second largest ethnic group in Morrow is Asian, I think; they have both a Vietnamese American city council woman and Vietnamese police officers. The northern tier of this corridor in Forest Park closer to Atlanta City limits is also beginning to get a Hispanic vibe more so in the last few years; Hispanics make up a large portion of the City of Forest Park and adjacent Conley. Hispanics are the plurality ethnic group, or close to a plurality at Forest Park High, which pulls from Forest Park, Conley, and large parts of Lake City and Morrow.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 09-11-2017, 01:46 PM
 
Location: Orange Blossom Trail
6,416 posts, read 4,807,836 times
Reputation: 2635
Quote:
Originally Posted by VirtualErik View Post
So many larger cities have a Chinatown or international district, Atlanta does have an area that is oriental and such, but it doesn't have the feel as in comparison to San Fran's china town or even Seattle's International district, just wondering if there are any plans or rumors or it being expanded?

Just think it will add more to the city to see something like this come into works.
No, We dont really need one.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Please register to post and access all features of our very popular forum. It is free and quick. Over $68,000 in prizes has already been given out to active posters on our forum. Additional giveaways are planned.

Detailed information about all U.S. cities, counties, and zip codes on our site: City-data.com.


Reply
Please update this thread with any new information or opinions. This open thread is still read by thousands of people, so we encourage all additional points of view.

Quick Reply
Message:


Options
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2016 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram

Over $104,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > Georgia > Atlanta
Follow City-Data.com founder on our Forum or

All times are GMT -6.

2005-2019, Advameg, Inc. · Please obey Forum Rules · Terms of Use and Privacy Policy · Bug Bounty

City-Data.com - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35 - Top