Geography - Urban Structure - Housing

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Geography - Urban Structure - Housing

Modern Housing - New houses and estates. New shopping centres, parks and other open areas. In the OUTER SUBURBS.

  • Furthur from CBD, usually have gardens, houses in small groups and schools and parks nearby.

Housing 1920-1950 - Larger houses usually with gardens. Some parks and rows of shops. In the INNER SUBURBS.

  • Usually have gardens, streets are usually straight and schools and parks nearby.

19th Century Housing - Terraced houses for the factory workers. Some now replaced with high-rise flats. Few Corner shops. In the TRANSITION ZONE or INNER CITY.

  • Straight rows of small houses, streets close together, little or no green space and often close to factories, railways or canals. 
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