Visions of Vibrancy: London's Soho
The vibrancy of cities comes in all shapes and sizes. Many believe that what works in internationally known cosmopolitan settings may not be applicable for cities in America that have struggled with embracing walkability. If we look hard enough, we may realize that this type of view should be challenged. Despite the diversity around the globe, all lively cities, downtowns and urban cores have something in common: being pedestrian friendly.
13. Chinatown is an ethnic enclave that emerged in a previous rundown area of Soho during the 1970s, following a post World War II influx of immigrants to the area.
If visiting Soho by person, it can be accessed from London Underground’s Oxford Circus, Tottenham Court Road, Piccadilly Circus, Leicester Square and Covent Garden stations.
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