TTB3 Post-Conference Notes

Opening Session

The Challenge of Preserving a Historic Ethnic Neighborhood
PowerPoint presentation by Bill Watanabe, Executive Director, Little Tokyo Service Center

The Current State of Little Tokyo Cultural Preservation
transcript of statements made by Chris Aihara, Little Tokyo Community Council Planning and Cultural Preservation Committee Chair

Summary of Keynote Addresses

Applying Japantowns Research to Little Tokyo
summary of comments by Gail Dubrow, University of Minnesota, Graduate School Dean & Vice Provost

Preserving California's Japantowns project
summary of presentation by Donna Graves, Cultural Planning Consultant

Workshop Summaries (PDF documents)

List of Potential Strategies for Preserving Little Tokyo as an Historic Ethnic Neighborhood and Heritage Place