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Best of the South Side 2010

From the elevated lines of the 54th and Cermak Red Line stop, the smell of dumplings beckons crowds to the gates of Chinatown. If the broad, open streets and modern buildings in this neighborhood feel different from the crowded, urban environment of the well-known Chinatowns in New York City and San Francisco, it’s largely because of the unique history of the people who built it up and still maintain a tightly knit community.