4 CBD-Downtowns notes

4 CBD-Downtowns notes - Urban Land Use: The Central...

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Established at places that offer links and accessibility to a surrounding population “Centrality” – A focal point for consumers, businesses and service providers Urban Land Use: The Central Business District (CBD) and the Growth of the Suburbs URBANIZATION THE MOVEMENT TO AND CLUSTERING OF PEOPLE IN TOWNS AND CITIES THE PERCENTAGE OF A COUNTRY’S POPULATION LIVING IN CITIES
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Urbanization 78% - CONTINENT-WIDE IN SOUTH AMERICA SOUTH AMERICA’S INCREASE BASED ON RATE OF “ NATURAL INCREASE AND INTERNAL MIGRATION THE “ LATIN AMERICAN CITY ” MODEL
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GENERALIZED MODEL OF THE LATIN AMERICAN CITY Commercial/Industrial Elite Residential Sector Zone of Maturity Zone in Situ Accretion Zone of peripheral squatter settlements CBD Disamenity Disamenity
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Megacity an urban center with 10 million or more inhabitants River – water supply Central location Remains of castle walls- protective function Later, cities developed as structure for taxation, and to provide protection from enemies
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2008 for the course GEOG 300 taught by Professor Wauldron during the Winter '08 term at University of Michigan.

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