99% Invisible

99% Invisible is a tiny radio show about design and architecture.

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    For Americans, the sight of pagoda roofs and dragon gates means that you are in Chinatown. Whether in San Francisco, New York, Los Angeles, or Las Vegas, the chinoiserie look is distinctive.

    But for those just arriving from China, the Chinatown aesthetic can feel surprisingly foreign.

    Pagodas and Dragon Gates

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