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CHINATOWN WASN'T ALWAYS CHINATOWN. Prior to the 1980s, its denizens referred to the area by its specific precincts and street names such as Kreta Ayer, Keong Saik Road and Sago Lane. It was only when the government wanted to demarcate the area as a historic district that the name 'Chinatown'