13.4 Urban Patterns in Europe

Europe's CBDS

More people live in the CBD's of European cities than those of the United States.

Sector Model in European Cities

People in the U.S and Europe cluster along a sector extending out from the CBD.

Concentric Zone Model in European Cities

IN the United States, outer rings are more likely to contain owner-occupied detached houses for families, whereas the inner rings are more likely to contain rented apartments for individuals.

Multiple Nuclei Model in European Cities

European cities show evidence of the multiple nuclei model.

Map of The Central Business District In The UK

Map of Europe's CBD

All of these models are shown in at least one of Europe's cities
Features of a Central Business District
Central Business District Zoning - Stephanie Mercandetti