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Ap Human Geography Chapter 13: Urban Patterns
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Legally adding land area to a city in the United States
Concentric Zone (Burgess) Model
A Model of the internal structure of cities in which social groups are spatially arranged in a series of rings
An extended urban area, typically consisting of several towns merging with the suburbs of one or more cities.
The change in density in an urban area from the center to the periphery
A Large node of office and retail activities on the edge of an urban area
Filtering (Filter Process)
A Process of change in the use of a house, from single-family owner occupancy to abandonment
A mini edge city that is connected to another city by beltways or highways
A process of converting an urban neighborhood from a predominately low-income renter-occupied area to a predominately middle-class owner-occupied area
A ring of land maintained as parks, agriculture, or other types of open space to limit the sprawl of an urban area
Latin American (Griffon-Ford) City Model
Combines elements of Latin American Culture and globalization by combining radial sectors and concentric zones. Includes a thriving CBD with a commercial spine. The quality of houses decreases as one moves outward away from the CBD, and the areas of worse housing occurs in the Disamenity sectors.
Greek word for "great city." Region described as an MSA that may overlap and cause several large metropolitan areas to come so close together that they form one continuous urban complex.
Metropolitan Statistical Area
In the US, a central city of at least 50,000 population, the county within which the city is located, the adjacent counties meeting one of the several tests indicating a functional connection to the central city
Micropolitan Statistical Area
An urbanized area of between 10,000-50,000 inhabitants, the county in which it was found, and the adjacent counties tied to the city
Multiple Nuclei (Harris-Ullman) Model
A Model of the internal structure of cities in which social groups are arranged around a collection of nodes of activities
Outlined by a group of architects, urban planners, and developers from over 20 countries, an urban design that calls for development, urban revitalization, and suburban reforms that create walkable neighborhoods with a diversity of housing and jobs.
A Model of North American urban areas consisting of an inner city surrounded by large suburban residential and business areas tied together by a beltway or ring road
Housing owned by the government to provide security and protection for citizens and businesses
A process by which banks draw lines on a map and refuse to lend money to purchase or improve property within the boundaries
housing maintained as result of the alternative to demolishing houses.
site in which dwellings are dispersed throughout the city rather than clustered in a large project.
an area within a city in a less developed country in which people illegally establish residences on land they do not own or rent and erect homemade structures
Sector (Hoyt) Model
A model of the internal structure of cities in which social groups are arranged around a series of sectors, or wedges, radiating out from the CBD
legislation and regulations to limit suburban sprawl and preserve farmland
a residential district located on the outskirts of a city
Development of new housing sites at relatively low density and at locations that are not contiguous to the existing built-up area
A group in society prevented from participating in the material benefits of a more developed society because of a variety of social and economic characteristics
Urban Realms Model
a simplified description of urban land use, especially descriptive of the modern North American city. it features a number of dispersed, peripheral centers of dynamic commercial and industrial activity linked by sophisticated urban transportation networks.
Program in which cities identify blighted inner-city neighborhoods, acquire the properties from private owners, relocate the residents and businesses, clear the site, build new roads and utilities, and turn the land over to private developers
Zone In Transition
An area that is either becoming more rural or more urban
dividing an area into zones or sections reserved for different purposes such as residence and business and manufacturing etc
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