by Annie Morgan @Arizona Republic
The new owners of the Chinese Cultural Center are planning on converting the center into an office building, and all the Chinese elements are to be stripped. I’m very sad, and innumerable Arizona residents are equally sad. We’d like to voice our strongest opposition.
We need to keep the Chinese center as it is. I would like to point out three main reasons.
History/Culture: Phoenix Chinese Cultural Center was built 20 years ago with a goal to elevate Phoenix to becoming an international city. It is one of the best Chinese cultural centers in North America.