I’ve worked in the area off and on for about 30 years. I still have a very small studio space about 6 blocks from C.H.A.Z…
The area directly around the police station is mostly condos and a few apartments, stores and shops. The demographic is largely white, upwardly mobile with artists, IT and medical professionals from the five hospitals in the area. Many work in the downtown core. Crime pre CHAZ was mostly street level; strong arming, drugs, fighting from the bars (Most closed now because of Covid)
Also in the area is the Cal Worthington Park; a big open area with a baseball field.
I’ve been through the intersection several times. Basically its a street fair. with the same amount of bad behavior you would see at any such event . Police have “Wandered” around the area get yelled at and leave.
Sustainability is tricky. If no provocation is given I think they can hold it during the summer. Then its a coin toss what can happen.
Here’s some streams from the area most the ones in the main circle have turned to Portland