Multi-American

How immigrants are redefining 'American' in Southern California

American snapshot: Lynwood

Patrons posing with giant anthropomorphic food at Plaza Mexico, in Lynwood.
Patrons posing with giant anthropomorphic food at Plaza Mexico, in Lynwood. Photo by Leslie Berestein Rojas/KPCC

Tourists taking photos in the pedestrian zone of downtown Guanajuato? No, it's Plaza Mexico, the Mexican-themed, Korean-American-developed and owned shopping and entertainment complex in Lynwood, Calif. It's the closest thing I've seen to a Mexico theme park. I'm a fan.

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