Woodblocks with Chinese wishes on them, to be stamped into the red cement at the Chinatown Royal Arch.
Placing the imprint at the corners of red cement inserts beneath the arch.
Detail of the roof tiles.
The road detour at the Chinatown Arch comes off at the end of this week.
Chinese artisans arrive next weekend for the next phase of the Arch project: installing 17 coats of paint on the arch.
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