Places are diff in size, trans
Ch12=where in world, Ch13=where in city
Suburbs b/c close to city w/o city worry
KI1: Downtown services
KI2: Where do people live in cities?
KI3: Suburban Expansion
KI4: Distinct Econ Geo
Key Issue 1: Wh
Where are Businesses Distributed?
#/Types of businesses vary
Hierarchy of Business Services
Global/World Cities are imp in global busi
Business Services in Global Cities
Global Services close to core b/c information
Executives make decisions for r
Key Issue 4: Why Do Cities Face Challenges?
Inner-city residents problems diff from sub's
Changing Urban Physical Geography
Old buildings from 1940s
The Process of Deterioration
Mid-c move to subs, sell to low-c
Subdividing large houses
Key Issue 2: Where are Consumer Services Distributed?
Business diff Consumer b/c clustered
Central Place Theory
Explains how to find the most profitable location
First 30s, by Walter Christaller about S Germany
Market Area of a Service