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Mrs. Kidds ch. 8


the geographical area that contains the space an individual interacts with on a daily basis action space
this movement within city planning and urban design that stressed the marriage of older, classical forms with newer, industrial ones. Common characteristics of this period include wide thoroughfares, spacious parks, and civic monuments that stressed progr beaux arts
the downtown or nucleus of a city where retail offices, and cultural activities are concentrated; building densities are usually quite high and transportation systems converge central business district
a theory formulated by Walter Christaller in the early 1900s that explains the size and distribution of cities in terms of a competitive supply of goods and services to dispersed populations central place theory
movement in environmental design that drew directly from the beaux arts school city beautiful movement
cities established by colonizing empires as administrative centers colonial city
model that describes urban environments as a series of rings of distinct land uses radiating out from a central core, or central business district concentric zone model
cities that are located on the outskirts of larger cities and serve many of the same functions of urban areas, but in sprawling, decentralized suburban environment edge city
cities in europe that were mostly developed during the medieval period and that retain many of the same characteristics such as extreme density of development with narrow buildings and winding streets, an ornate church that prominently marks the city cent european cities
person who has left the inner city and moved to outlying suburbs or rural areas exurbanite
cities that arose during the middle ages and that actually represent time of relative stagnations in urban growth feudal city
cities that, because of their geographic location, act as ports of entry and distribution centers for large geopgraphic areas gateway city
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