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1 © Boardworks Ltd 2005 1 of 32 © Boardworks Ltd 2005 Urban Land Use

2 © Boardworks Ltd 2005 2 of 32 By the end of this cycle you will be able to: Describe features of the Central Business District (CBD) Describe the features of the inner city Describe the features of the suburbs Learning objectives Urban Land Use

3 © Boardworks Ltd 2005 3 of 32 Simple transect across a city CBD inner city suburbs

4 © Boardworks Ltd 2005 4 of 32 The Central Business District (CBD) Use these photos to list the features of the CBD

5 © Boardworks Ltd 2005 5 of 32 CBD Characteristics 1.Lots of shops and offices 2.Lots of churches 3.Entertainment – cinema, theatre, clubs 4.Restaurants, pubs, clubs 5.High price of land 6.Buildings are tall 7.Oldest buildings 8.Lots of traffic and pedestrians 9.Main railway and coach stations The Central Business District (CBD)

6 © Boardworks Ltd 2005 6 of 32 The Inner City Use these photos to list the features of the Inner City

7 © Boardworks Ltd 2005 7 of 32 Inner city Inner City Characteristics 1.Old industry 2.Nearby railway lines and canals 3.Little space for car parking 4.Housing next to industry 5.Tenement housing 6.Grid iron street pattern 7.Little or no gardens

8 © Boardworks Ltd 2005 8 of 32 The Suburbs Use these photos to list the features of the Suburbs

9 © Boardworks Ltd 2005 9 of 32 The Suburbs The Suburbs Characteristics 1.New housing 2.Detached houses 3.Semi detached houses 4.Gardens 5.Open space 6.Curved street pattern 7.Parking

10 © Boardworks Ltd 2005 10 of 32 In the CBD there are shops, offices and entertainments. In the inner city there is nineteenth-century tenement housing and industry, warehousing and high-rise flats. In the suburbs there is modern/high class housing, new industrial estates/science and business parks, and shopping. Key ideas!


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