Archinect - News 2014-10-24T04:05:27-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/77165422/editor-s-picks-324 Editor's Picks #324 Nam Henderson 2013-07-16T18:48:00-04:00 >2013-07-16T18:48:39-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/gc/gcvrt3emf60l310j.jpg" width="514" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> <strong>News</strong><br> The LA Times reported that <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/76646781/big-trouble-for-little-chinatown-house" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">a Rancho Cucamonga structure described as one of the last surviving examples of Chinese worker housing in the region has been selected by the National Trust for Historic Preservation for its 2013 list of America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places</a>.<br><br> Archinector <a href="http://archinect.com/chris" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Christopher Sison</a>&nbsp;wrote "<em>No, the Chinatown House is not a restaurant at Victoria Gardens Shopping Center. Yes, Chinese immigrants made it to Rancho Cucamonga long before Ice Cube and cousin Day-Day ever did. Unbeknownst to most local residents, Rancho Cucamonga once housed a significant Chinese immigrant population that was vital to developing the agricultural economy of the Cucamonga Valley...Advocates hope that attention from the National Trust designation will gather supporters and hopefully attract grant money for the rehabilitation of the building. The Chinatown House Preservation Coalition and other local advocates hope to save the structure and turn it into an educational space that ...</em></p>