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Guest Column by Brittany Xiao | Callowhill BID could harm Chinatown's immigrant communities

(08/08/19 2:26pm)

For the last 50 years, developments of all forms, including a baseball stadium, a casino, and a detention center, have been proposed both inside of and surrounding Chinatown. Another proposal by a large developer, which calls for the implementation of a Business Improvement District in Chinatown North, could further threaten this immigrant community. A BID is a commercial district in which all the property owners must pay an annual fee in exchange for special services such as cleaning, greening, and lighting.