• Los Angeles Selects Finalists to Design a Memorial to the Victims of the 1871 Chinese Massacre

    14 days ago - By Arch Daily

    Figure x J. Jih Architecture Collective, led by James Leng and Jennifer Ly in collaboration with J. Roc Jih San Francisco, CA. Image Courtesy of Courtesy City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs
    The city of Los Angeles has selected six finalists for the competition to design a new memorial dedicated to the victims of the 181 Chinese Massacre. In one of the darkest chapters in the city's history, on 21 October 24, roughly ten percent of the city's Chinese population at the time, at least 18 residents, were murdered by a mob of rioters. The memorial seeks to raise public awareness...
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