Central 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Toledo, Ohio

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    housing 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Concentric Zone Theory: The Chicago School Of Criminology

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    structures. Concentric zone explains the divisions of socioeconomic status. The Innermost Zone is where the business and commerce are. The Transitional Zone is consider to be the least desirable area to live in. It is the ignored city where one can find deteriorating housings, factories, immigrants group, drugs and prostitution. The Working Class Zone is generally populated by educators, and business men. The Residential Zone is usually inhabited by well educated, middle class families. The Commuter Zone

  • Place Matters

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    Place Matters: Metropolitics for the Twenty-first Century “Could suburbs prosper independently of central cities? Probably. But would they prosper even more if they were a part of a better-integrated metropolis? The answer is almost certainly yes.” (p. 66) Deepening economic inequality is fundamentally associated with the spatial polarization between central cities and sprawling suburbs, and between wealthy regions and poorer ones. Government policies have promoted economic and racial segregation

  • Essay On Pyrmont

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    Pyrmont is an inner-city suburb of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. It is in the central business district in the local government area of the City of Sydney. It is also part of the Darling Harbour region. It is Australia's most densely populated suburb. There is a contrast between the rich and the poor in Pyrmont and yet both live in the same area due to government housing. A lot of the population of Pyrmont is young working people. From the 2011 census the population is 11,618

  • 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

  • Pyrmont Urban Renewal Essay

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    The City of Sydney 2031 metropolitan Strategy intends to transform the area into an information technology, communications and media zone (Sue Van Zuylan, Glyn Trethewy, Helen McIsaac 2007, pp. 170). While observing Pyrmont, business and industry revitalized the area with a focus on high tech, media and e-commerce businesses, some of which include Fairfax, channel 10, channel 7, Google, Nova as well as the Barangaroo development, which will attract many more people to the area

  • 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

  • Dixie Bohemia Summary

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    John Shelton Reed, in Dixie Bohemia, illustrates life in the New Orleans French Quarter during the 1920s by following the writers, artists, and other socialites of the era. Reed begins the book by describing the setting; he explained the population of people living in New Orleans, why the location in the South was important to the development of this renaissance, and why all of it occurred in the first place. The second part of the book is an annotated version of William Faulkner and William Spratling’s

  • 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