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Urban Land Use Models A model is a pattern which can be used to help explain reality The Burgess Model

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Geography Introduction to Coursework Urban Land Use Models A model is a pattern which can be used to help explain reality The Burgess Model In the burgess model the Central Business District (CBD) is at the center with a series of rings around it. As the rings get further away from the center the houses become newer and the people that live there get wealthier. ...read more.


Central Business District The Central Business District is the centre of town and contains public buildings, shops, offices and the railway station. Because of this there is a competition for land so prices are high although offices and shops are willing to pay this much because it is important for customers to reach them. ...read more.


The people that work here are mainly workers from the factories or the CBD area. Medium Class Residential These are much nicer but more expensive houses. These houses have their own gardens and possibly garages. They are semi-detached and are bigger. High Class Residential These houses are detached two stories high houses. They are expensive and are only for the wealthy. They all have gardens and garages. These may be placed in a housing estate. ?? ?? ?? ?? William Jones 11O Mr. Parker Page 2 ...read more.

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