Ch 13.9 Suburban Sprawl

Suburbs sprawl outside American cities.

The Peripheral Model

According to the Peripheral Model, an urbn area consists of an inner city surrounded by large suburban residential and business areas tied together by a beltway or ring road.

Attractions of suburbs

More than 90% of respondents prefer the suburbs to the inner city.
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1950s Suburban Sprawl: Community Growth: Crisis and Challenge (1959) - CharlieDeanArchives
Suburban Sprawl