Chinatown architecture


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Ping Tom Park
Ping Tom Park pagoda

On our southern border, Chinatown begins at the award-winning Ping Tom Memorial Park, and then stretches to become one of Chicago’s most famous places.

The center is Chinatown Square, an outdoor pavilion with shops, dining, zodiacs and twin climbable pagodas.

Chinatown square
dried goods in bins with shelves in background

The Chinese-American and the Chinese American Veterans Museums tell the stories of the neighborhood. And authentic Chinese markets and restaurants dot the landscape.

Be Sure to Check Out

Phoenix Restaurant

Where do you go for dim sum in Chicago? Here. The full carts at this Michelin-honored spot dare you to leave the table hungry.

Visit Phoenix Restaurant.

Find it at 2131 S Archer Avenue.

Ping Tom Memorial Park

17-acre public park with a pagoda pavilion and kayak launch pad. Don’t miss the Dragon Boat Races in the summer.

Visit Ping Tom Memorial Park.

Find it at 1700 S Wentworth Avenue.

Pop KTV Karaoke

Can’t wait till the sun goes down to strut your stuff? The music blares from 2 p.m. every day here.

Visit Pop KTV Karaoke.

Find it at 2002 S Wentworth Avenue.