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Which Chinatown building is your favorite?

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Tell us what takes your breath away

Photos by Patricia Chang

While San Francisco’s architecture varies in style, nowhere in San Francisco is that variation more prominent than in Chinatown. And in honor of Chinatown Week, we want to know which building’s exterior and/or interior piques your fancy. And why?

Are you stunned by the Chinese architecture of the Sing Fat Company on Grant Avenue? Does the Chinatown Library make you want to snuggle up with a good book? Or perhaps the midcentury-modern Mandarin Tower on Stockton do it for you?

The exterior of the Chinatown Him Mark Lai Branch Library in San Francisco. The facade is brown brick with multiple staircases running along the front of the building. Photo by Patricia Chang

And of course you can’t miss the gorgeous balconies on Waverley Alley.

Tell us which Chinatown building is the best. Whichever exterior and/or interior makes you gaga, be sure to let us know in the comments below. And feel free to share photos if you have ‘em. We’ll compile the best of the best in a forthcoming article.