13.2 - Models of Urban Structure

3 urban structure demonstrate cities in rings, wedges, nodes

Concentric zone model

The concentric zone model was created in 1923 by sociologist E. W. Burgess, a city grows outward from a central area in a series of 5 concentric rings like the growth of a tree.

Sector model

The sector model was created in 1939 by land economist Homer Hoyt, said the city develops in a series of sectors. As a city grows, activities expand outward in a wedge, or sector, from the center.
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Concentric Zone Model
The Sector Model (andy and Rahil)