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|process of legally adding land area to a city.
|Concentric Zone model
|model created by EW Burgess in 1923
|density change in an urban area.
|city around a beltway that is a node of consumer and business services
|process of subdivision of houses and occupancy by successive waves of lower-income people.
|mini edge city that is connected to another city by beltways or highways.
|process by which middle-class people move into deteriorated inner-city neighborhoods and renovate the housing.
|rings of open space. New housing is built in the older suburbs within the rings and planned extensions
|Greek word for "great city." Region described as a metropolitan statistical area that may overlap and cause several large metropolitan areas to come so close together that they form one continuous urban complex.
|Multiple nuclei model
|model created by CD Harris and EL Ullman in 1945
|model created by Chauncey Harris
|housing provided to low-income households
|drawing of lines on a map to identify areas in which banks will refuse to loan money.
|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.
|theory developed by land economist Homer Hoyt in 1939
|legislation and regulations to limit suburban sprawl and preserve farmland.
|what US suburbs are characterized by; the progressive spread of development over the landscape.
|settlement where a large percentage of poor immigrants to urban areas in LDCs live because of a housing shortage.
|what inner-city residents are frequently referred to because they are trapped in an unending cycle of economic and social problems.
|something under which cities identify blighted inner-city neighborhoods
|Zone in transition
|name given to the second ring of the concentric zone model
|rules developed in Europe and North America in the 20th century that encouraged spatial separation. They also prevented mixing of land uses within the same district.