Latest NYC Neighborhood Acronym: Chumbo
"Christopher Glazek, a 24-year-old writer for literary magazines such as n+1, said that, among his friends, 'you either live in Bushwick or in Chinatown.'
But the changing demographics of Chumbo and the larger Chinatown area have caused tension with longtime residents.
A report set to be released Thursday by the advocacy group CAAAV Organizing Asian Communities and the Urban Justice Center portrays a neighborhood beset by new development and gentrification. Working-class immigrant residents who were surveyed said they were fearful of being pushed out by higher rents."
Thanks to Alexander McQuilkin