In Loving Memory of Philip P. Choy December 17, 1926 – March 16, 2017 It is with profound sadness that CHSA acknowledges the passing of architect and historian Philip P. Choy on March 16, 2017. Phil tirelessly devoted himself to research, preservation and education of Chinese American history. Together with the late Him Mark Lai, Phil taught the first Chinese American history course at San Francisco State University. Course material he co-authored, The History of The Chinese in California, A Syllabus, is a well-respected publication that is repeatedly referenced today. In the early 1970s, Phil hosted the groundbreaking PBS series […]
Thank you for your support! As we close this momentous year, please accept our deepest appreciation for your support in bringing to light the untold stories, sacrifices, and triumphs of generations of Chinese in America. With your participation, CHSA opened the new exhibition Chinese American: Exclusion/Inclusion (CAEI), a gift from the New York Historical Society. After four months of preparations, CAEI opened to hundreds of visitors and rave reviews for the Museum’s 15th Anniversary on November 5, 2016. In addition to the exhibition, we debuted our new Museum Gift Store in the Philip Choy Gallery, and have hired a new team […]
So you’re going to “Above & Beyond Chinatown” but you don’t know where to park or how to get here. Here are a few parking spots throughout the area to consider: Golden Gate Garage on 250 Clay Street (We offer validation) Portsmouth Square Garage on 733 Kearny Street St. Mary’s Square Garage on 433 Kearny Street We also recommend using ride-share apps such as Lyft and Uber. MUNI and cable car stops are along Powell and Stockton streets. Directions to CHSA Museum (965 Clay Street) can be found on this page.