Business District Essays

  • The Central Business District of Kidderminster

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    The Central Business District of Kidderminster Introduction ============ For my GCSE fieldwork we were required to visit the central Business District (CBD for short) of a town or a city. The town that I will investigate is called Kidderminster, and is located in Central England, near the Wyre Forest District in the countryside of Worcestershire on the Stour River. Kidderminster is just 19 miles south of Birmingham. It has a very industrial history and is known as the origin of the

  • Regenerating London Docklands

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    Regenerating London Docklands We know that the London docklands are located, near the CBD (central business district) by the river themes. Its in the bough of "tower hamlets" The area covers app: 16sq miles. London has been an important trading route since Roman times. Because England is an island lots of items, such as Raw materials used to be imported by sea to Britain (before the age of planes) I will talk more about the industrial revolution in the next few pages, and how it

  • Chocolate Store

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    and the North side, which just opened in August of 1997.The sides are divided by Big Beaver Road and connecting the two sides is a glass covered walkway so people can go from ones side to the other without having to drive.It is located in the business district of Troy on the crossroads of Big Beaver and Cooliage.Somerset has a mostly upper to middle class cliental that frequent it.The South side is the more conservative side where you can find stores such as Saks 5th Avenue, Neiman Marcus, Tiffany’s

  • Descriptive Essay: A Healing Place

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    is calm and peaceful, and it offers beautiful sites to look at and watch. It is also secluded and away from much of the busy life of the town. As I said before, my swing is located right along the main road into town and just outside the business district yet the swing still has a calmness about it. When I had a rough day at school, I would often go there because I knew I could be alone. The swinging motion of the swing reminds me of when I was a small child. The moving back and forth soothes

  • Social Construct of a Pool Hall

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    description of a "motorcycle person" does not fit in. To define the groups of pool players, I studied a pool hall in Waterford, Michigan. This pool hall is located on the Waterford border with Pontiac, right off the main highway, in a collapsing business district. This area has seen its better days; it is now falling down the economic ladder. Now it resembles many inner cities of America. The hall is tucked back in off the highway, next ... ... middle of paper ... ...oup that should be left unrecognized

  • Place Matters

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    corporate services industry continues to grow here in New Orleans because the density allows for overall productivity. And the suburban property values outside New Orleans depend on the availability of jobs and an active economy in the Central Business District. So places like Metairie and River Ridge or “edge cities” really rely on the strength of the central city of New Orleans. Therefore it should be the vested interest of both city and suburban residents to scrutinize federal policy that affects

  • Place Management

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    Despite the wide variety of place management initiatives the underlying common factor is usually a desire to maximise the effectiveness of a location for its users, whether they are residents, shoppers, tourists, investors, property developers or business owners. [edit] Overview Place management is defined by the Institute of Place Management as "a coordinated, area-based, multi-stakeholder approach to improve locations, harnessing the skills, experiences and resources of those in the private

  • Importance Of Travel In Australia

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    Well my life as a business traveller in Australia has landed me in Melbourne located in Victoria more then just a few times. With many business trips year around this is one place I do not complain about coming to. I have traveled many locations all over Australia this is by far one of the greatest places I have been to. When I hear that I need to return on business or pleasure I look forward to it greatly. I have come back many times just to spend time with my family and friends while I am not

  • Factor Affecting the Presence of Crime in Inner Cities of America

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    The presence of crime in the inner cities of America is the result of many different factors. Although it is impossible to explain the issue with one single theory, it is possible to recognize the characteristics within society that have traditionally been associated with crime. These include poor neighborhoods, weak family structures and high rates of unemployment. However, they cannot be used to explain overarching mechanisms of extremely high rates of American urban crime today. Social structures

  • The Influence Of Architecture

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    architecture can affect society, and that it can even have a role in making a place civilized by making a community more livable. The Arts District at Bay Street, Bellingham, WA and Church Street Marketplace District, Burlington, Vermont are wonderful examples of this influence. The historic Church Street Marketplace is part of a National Register Historic District, with Victorian and Art Deco architecture as well as Modern infill buildings. The concept of Market Street and Church Street originated

  • Concentric Zone Analysis

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    transport as availability of private cars were not common. It is a model where zones are divided by concentric circles. (Bunyi, J. 2010) Figure 1: Concentric Zone Model (SSC Leichhardt Geography Blog, 2011) The zones are divided with the Central Business District (CBD) in the centre, where most businesses are as it has a developed transport system to accommodate commuters. As this area is highly accessible, many businesses and restaurants are built in the area. The factory zone sits outside the CBD, to

  • Toledo, Ohio

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    around downtown. Over time, these housing areas became lower class housing and ethnic sectors arose within these areas. If you look at the sector model in figure 9.17 on page 258, this is the exact structure of Toledo. Just off the central business district, there is manufacturing that spreads up and down the Maumee River. Around these two areas, the lower class housing area persists. In Toledo, the lower class sector to the left of the manufacturing grew a large Hispanic population, which is

  • Analysis Of Land Use Graphs

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    are still able to buffer potential contaminants or that ground stability is sustainable for buildings and infrastructure. The land in 1867 was mostly being used for agricultural as farming was key to the primary industry. In 1916 the residential business has increased rapidly as an increase in human activity has resulted in a need for new homes. Then in this present day the industrial industry took a rapid boost as machinery was needed to provide a safe, efficient transport link (hub) for civilians

  • Transport Geography

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    primary function to serve as a mode of transport via an aeroplane from one place to another and also ‘exhibit major business enterprises with spatial implications that extend deep into metropolitan areas’ (Freestone 2009,161-162). This essay pinpoints the similarities and differences in transport and infrastructure by using specific examples of New York’s Central Business District (CBD) and Copenhagen as an ‘Airport City’ to understand how transportation mobility impacts the production of logistics

  • Skittles

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    ideally located on the D.C. waterfront. There it will be easily accessible to a large cross section of consumers and make it possible to provide patrons with a safe and controlled environment. Our establishment brings a relatively new concept to the Districts restaurant industry. What we provide is an everchanging mix of live entertainment to customers while serving all of their drinking and dining needs as well. We are somewhat of a one stop, night on the town, in that we provide not only the drinking

  • Jonathan Kozol's Savage Inequalities: Children in America’s Schools

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    of the differences of available property tax revenues. Kozol discusses the inconsistencies in property tax revenues and the problem that the poorer districts aren’t getting the same opportunities for education as the more affluent neighborhoods. He says the reason for this is that the poorer districts don’t receive as much money as the affluent districts because their property isn’t worth as much, therefore they get less money in return. Therefore, if they demand more money for the school systems,

  • Tourism in Hong Kong

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    I will use many resources such as: books (Hong Kong Year Book), internet (mostly information and data that was published by the Hong Kong Tourism Board, Hong Kong Tourism Commission), questionnaire (conduct a questionnaire in popular tourism districts to gather information from tourists and locals). [IMAGE] Introduction to Hong KongTourism Board: The Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) is established to promote Hong Kongas a tourist destination. If Hong Kong attracts a lot of tourist,

  • The Pros and Cons of Privatizing Government Services in Canada

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    Municipal control or an alternative delivery method? This is the question that has intrigued all levels of local government and created intense debates between taxpayers across municipalities. The services that municipalities provide are often vital to the existence of a local area. The issues of accountability, cost savings, quality of service and democracy often arise when choosing the best options to deliver services to a municipal area. In recent years the concepts of privatization, alternative

  • Urban Areas Case Study

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    1. Describe the factors that influenced your decision to locate your urban area where you did. Remember to identify factors that influenced the location of you CDB. I placed my urban area on the east opposite to the industries on the west because the winds blow west so when polluted air from the industries will blow opposite to the urban area and communities. My CBD is found right below the urban area, south of the city. My CBD includes the regional shopping mall of Brina City, the city hall, University

  • Inner City Initiatives and Re-Development Schemes

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    EXAMINE THE REASONS FOR INNER CITY INITIATIVES AND RE-DEVELOPMENT SCHEMES (10) The widest definition of an Inner City is “An area found in older cities surrounding the CBD, where the prevailing economic, social, and environmental conditions pose severe problems'; Although the inner city areas have been identified as having problems for many years, it was not until 1988 that Margaret Thatcher put forward the “Action for Cities'; campaign. She realised that something had to be done to