Chinese Cultural Center saga: Where the legal disputes stand
News of a remodel to Phoenix's Chinese Cultural Center announced last summer sparked a feud over property rights and preservation that is nowhere near over.
The center's new majority owner, 668 North, wants to get rid of the building's iconic Chinese architecture and transform the building into a sleek business center and corporate headquarters.
Members of the Chinese-American community revolted, first through protests and then in the courtroom. To date, community members have sued 668 North or its parent company five times.
The lawsuits allege different abuses but all have the same goal:... read more