Ted Dang

Born in 1951, Ted Dang lived in Oakland Chinatown as a young child attending Lincoln School, and eventually UC Berkeley. As a real estate developer, Ted helped create the East Bay Asian Local Development Corporation (EBALDC) in the 1980s. EBALDC renovated the Asian Resources Center, and stopped BART from demolishing the Madison Street Apartments, the tallest wood-standing structure west of the Mississipi. Ted is an expert on much of the property remaining in Oakland Chinatown.

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