Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Bruce Lee Statue in LA's Chinatown

A giant 7.5 tall bronze statue of Kung Fu innovator Bruce Lee makes it short debut in Los Angeles' Chinatown. 150 thousand more dollars is still needed to make the statue a permanent fixture in the Chinatown square. The statue was made in China back in 2008 and kept in storage at LAX airport till last week.
Bruce Lee died at age 32 and this is the 40th anniversary of his death. He also lived in Los Angeles and was born in San Francisco's Chinatown.
The statue is also the first of it's kind in the United States.

Photos by Ted Soqui © 2013
Front and center for now.

Master Lee.

New Chinatown, same as the old Chinatown.