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5 Matching questions

  1. Concentric Zone Model
  2. Zoning
  3. Sector Model
  4. Decentralization
  5. High-Tech Corridors
  1. a area benefiting from lower taxes and high-tech infrastructure with the goal of providing high-tech jobs locally
  2. b (E.W. Burgess) city grows outwards from central area (CBD in middle, zone of transition, workers' homes, zone of residences, commuter's zone)
  3. c process of dispersing decision-making outwards from center of authority
  4. d to divide an area into zones
  5. e a model of town growth by Homer Hoyt with sections: high-rent homes, intermediate-rent homes, low-rent homes, education and recreation, transportation, industrial area

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. explains that price/demand for land increases closer to CBD (explains the concentric zone model and different levels of development located at distances from city)
  2. area closest to the market / area farther away from the market
  3. metropolitan areas with a total population of more than 10 million people
  4. region remote from urban areas & sited beyond metropolitan centers of culture
  5. process of increasing importance of business (advertisements in cities)

5 True/False questions

  1. Barriadasa neighborhood, usually a slum or lower class (Latin American cities)


  2. Multiplier Effecta model of town growth by Chauncy Harris and Edward Ullman based on the fact that many towns and large cities grow about many nuclei rather than a CBD


  3. Infrastructuregovernment designated areas in cities that each have ~5,000 people, often correspond to neighborhoods (data is used to analyze urban patterns)


  4. Ghettopoor section of city inhabited by people of same race, religion, or social background


  5. Gentrificationprocess where low cost neighborhoods are renovated by middle class to increase property values


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