Business has been a family affair at Oriental Rug Cleaning Co., for more than 100 years.
H. Mirza Amirkhan Sr., who founded the business a century ago, was an Armenian born in Turkey in 1889. Seeking freedom and opportunity, he booked passage to the United States in 1909. He paid for his passage by working in Cincinnati, Ohio for his cousin's rug cleaning and repair business. After learning the rug cleaning trade and repaying his debt, he set out seeking opportunity.