Central Business District

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  • 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

  • The Impact of the Central Business District on Houses

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    The Impact of the Central Business District on Houses We are aiming to find out if houses become more sparse, modern , larger and increase in individuality with larger surrounding land, as we move further away from the Central Business District (CBD) We will be noting damage to property, vandalism and factors which affect quality of life as well as the house prices and recording the inevitable rises as we walk along our transect line: from the tightly packed Victorian

  • Hiearchy of the Education System

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    from that district. The local school board has the power in “[hiring] personnel to operate the schools, in determining organizational and administrative policy and evaluating the results of the program and the performance of personnel.”(Ryan and Cooper [Page 354]). At the local district level a school board can range in size from nine to twelve members. There are two different ways a member can be added to the local school board by being “elected by citizens living in the school district or [being]

  • Strategic Plan

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    stakeholders (property owners, business owners, developers, residents) the opportunity to share their visions and to review the proposed goals of the Center City Commission. In addition to the input from the public meetings, many interested citizens wrote letters to the Center City Commission and completed a survey that was placed on our website, www.downtownmemphis.com. Survey results---- The long-term goals for the development of the Central Business Improvement District reflect the public’s value

  • The Decentralization of Hong Kong as a Traffic Solution

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    Another suggested solution would be the decentralization of Hong Kong, in the sense of adding a new Central Business District outside of the current one. This would shift the concentrated movement towards the current CBD to another location, alleviating both above and underground congestions. Ideally, this would cut the traffic by almost a half in the current CBD, as it would be divided into two separate areas. The solution also has other advantages, such as creating new jobs in the newly developed

  • Urban Land Use Models

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    cities did not fit the traditional concentric zone or sector model. Cities of greater size were developing substantial suburban areas and some suburbs, having reached significant size, were functioning like smaller business districts. These smaller business districts acted as satellite nodes, or nuclei, of activity around which land use patterns formed. While Harris and Ullman still saw the CBD as the major centre of commerce, they suggested that specialized cells of activity

  • We Must Revitalize Downtown Los Angeles

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    bit west from Disney you see the real downtown. The Fashion District is a very large area where they only sell clothing and fabric for very low coast and wholesale price. The LA Fashion District spans 90 and is the center of the apparel industry on the West Coast. Retailers, wholesale buyers, designers, stylist, students, shopper and residents all converge here. The Clean Team keeps the LA Fashion District looking its best with daily sidewalk cleaning and graffiti removal

  • The Concentric Zone Model: The ZONE I Is Changed?

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    away from the central business districts and residents are more likely to rent near the centre. CALABAR is a city that can be applied to the concentric model zone, that is because more people migrate from the suburb’s closer to the city where they can have proximity to commercialization and industrial advantage. In the urban city of Calabar where I were I was raised, different concentric zone models were observed. Starting from the low class settlement distanced away from central market and hub

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

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    I- Central Business District, II- Area In Transition, III- Working Men’s Home, IV- Residential District, and V- Commuter Zone. The rates of delinquency in the lower-class neighborhoods were highest near the inner city and decreased outwardly toward the suburbs. Zone I was the central financial and business district, known as, “the loop”. According to the theory, the highest crime was in Zone II, the area of transition. It was the area immediately surrounding the central business district and

  • Land Use Theory: The Theories Of Land Use Theory

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    show the positive relationship between the central business district (CBD) and the socio-economic status of the households. However, the main aim of this model was to describe residential structures and to show how they are organised in the city. Burgess’ work is much based on Alonso’s bid rent function, which is an explanatory model of land use. As indicated by the concentric model the first accommodation for the migrant are in the central business district (CBD), where the cost of living was the cheapest