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    Urban Safari

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    Urban Safari There are times when having a brother with twenty more years of age, experience, and wisdom, can adversely effect your credibility. This is especially true at nine years old. I found this to be the case one Christmas day many years ago when my brother Tom came home for the holidays. It appeared to be the start of a special Christmas, for my brother was coming to visit. I was even more excited than usual for a nine-year-old boy at this time of year. I wondered what new presents

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    Urban Hierarchy

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    Urban Hierarchy This project tests the theory behind the model of the urban hierarchy. The urban hierarchy is made up of different types of settlements. Where they stand on the hierarchy depends on a number of factors, the main ones being: · the size of the settlement in terms of its population · the range and number of services a settlement has · the sphere of influence or the size of the area served by the settlement. The best way to show the urban hierarchy is by using a pyramid

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    Urban and the Council of Clermont There are many accounts of that day in November, 1095. Some were written by monks, others by bishops, and even a few by warriors themselves. Historians are constantly asking, "What exactly did Pope Urban II say at the council of Clermont to persuade Christians to set forth on such a difficult venture as the Crusades?" One man, an early 12th century cleric named Fulcher of Chartres wrote perhaps the best historical chronicle of the events at Clermont and the

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    Urban Parks

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    the crowded blocks of buildings, a rectangular space with grass and trees and meandering paths and perhaps a bandstand or a flagpole. --John B. Jackson, “The Past and Future Park” in Denatured Visions Urban parks are defined in their comparative and contrastive relationships to the urban environments surrounding them. Although frequently conceptualized as natural landscapes, the physical and social uses of parks give proof to their inherently cultural “nature.” For the purpose of this paper

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    Urban Survey of Vancouver I live in downtown. It is the heart of the Vancouver. It’s always busy and there are a lot of people on the streets most of the time. I believe that in my area everywhere you look you can see elements that identify that this is urban and is a part of Vancouver. The most obvious elements in downtown is of course would the high buildings. These are mostly the offices of the companies that may base in British Columbia, but also outside the British Columbia’s boundaries

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    impact while being able to live my life in the urban realm.  Is it possible to be an environmentalist in a big city, where we are so dependent on "consumption", or am I just a big hypocrite?  Or, will I have to move to Montana and live off the land and "suffer" through an existence.  This is a question/perspective I believe that MOST people, who may be even remotely environmentally conscious (or want to be), contemplate as they live out their urban existence.  Just how can one be an environmentalist

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    Urban Poverty

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    were individuals, and not simply the property of there parents. Which meant that they didn't need to dress exactly like them and take up their habits and responsibilities. They did not have that many activities for work had filled most of their time. Urban and middle class families did have to send there child to work but can mostly prosper by not having to send their children to work. But still the child was a necessary and valuable economic asset for most families. This was do to the fact that still

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    Erika K., Amayrani V., & Cameron P. Intro-Sofia Usrey Urban sprawl has been known to have no question of its occurrence because the signs are all but hidden from plain site. These new areas of development often will spring up next to rural or undeveloped areas or by deteriorating central cities. When it comes to talking about metropolitan growth, there are three kinds of developments that follow under the umbrella of urban sprawl: leapfrog development, strip or ribbon development, and low-density

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    Urban Legends

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    Urban Legends The subject of this report focuses on the phenomenon known as Urban Legend. Urban Legend, henceforth referred to as UL, is well known in the arena of folklore and other sorts of stories passed down through generations; however, it is relatively new to the world of literary composition as a legitimate genre to be analyzed and studied in texts by experts of literature. In fact, if it had to be labeled, UL would be considered a sub-genre of folklore by many of the experts. These

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    Urban Government and Private Development

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    Urban Government and Private Development in Postindustrial Urban America ABSTRACT: As revenue-deprived cities in the United States depend more on developments aimed at attracting visitors, the governing bodies controlling this infrastructure play a larger role in urban government. This paper explores the case of one such development, Chicago’s Navy Pier. The author argues that the Pier’s redevelopment as a festival marketplace, which was based on public rhetoric and space, necessitated the creation

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