Ch. 13.9 Suburban Sprawl

Suburbs sprawl outside American cities.

The Peripheral Model

An urban area consists of an inner city surrounded by a larger suburban residential and business areas tie together by a beltway or ring road.

Attractions of Suburbs

In most polls, more than 90% of respondents prefer the suburbs.


The modern residential suburb is segregated in two ways.
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Suburban Sprawl
Sprawling From Grace, Driven To Madness