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The Models of Urban Structure

The Models of Urban Structure - Hoyt's Sector Model Diagram...

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The Models of Urban Structure There are three basic models of urban structure The Burgess Concentric Model Burgess developed his model in 1924 based on a study of Chicago city He arranged the zones in concentric circles around the CBD as shown in the diagram. Land Values Decrease outward from the CBD. Burgess Concentric Model Diagram Hoyts Sector Model Homer Hoyt proposed The model in 1939 It was based on a study of 142 American cities It arranges the zones in sectors radiating from the CBD
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Unformatted text preview: Hoyt's Sector Model Diagram Peter Mann's Model of a Typical British City Peter Mann took Hoyt's and Burgess's models and combined them in his model of a typical British City in 1965. He based his model on studies of Sheffield, Nottingham and Huddersfield. The Multi-Nuclei Theory This theory was proposed by Ullmann and Harris in 1945. It suggests that a city may have more than one nuclei/center apart from the CBD from which zones develop as shown in the diagram....
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  • Fall '09
  • Urban studies and planning, Concentric zone model, Homer Hoyt, Sector model, Burgess Concentric Model Diagram

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