Eva Roman Clip 3: Love for Kew Gardens
Description: Eva describes the positives of living in Kew Gardens. She notes that Kew Gardens didn’t change much for the last ten years. She likes that Kew Gardens is a diverse neighborhoods The blocks in Kew Gardens are divided into groups of different cultures and ethnicities. People from Colombia, Peru, and Ecuador lived in one block. The rest of the neighborhood consists of mostly of immigrants of European descent. In one block she’d find the Dominican Daily and in another she’d find a European newspaper. A little further inside Kew Gardens there reside immigrants from India. She explains that she’d see European cheese and Indian spices which were new to her. Eva claims that Kew Gardens is a quiet, safe, and peaceful neighborhood. Transportation is also very accessible. Long Island Rail Road, subways, and buses are close to her. She voices her love for Kew Gardens for being the perfect neighborhood for her.
Immigrants; Cultural assimilation; Emigration and immigration; City University of New York
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