13.1 The Central Business District

The CBD contains consumer, business & public services.

What is the CBD?

    The commercial and business centre of a city. Usually, the best known and most visually distinctive area. Usually one of the oldest districts in the city and the original site of settlement.

Consumer, Business & Public Services

Consumer, Business & Public Services are attracted to the CBD of cities because of accessibility. Consumer services include, shoe repair, clothing, dry-cleaning, photocopying ect. Business Services include, advertising, banking, finance, law ect Public Services include, restaurants, sports facilities, restaurants, bars & hotels.

Map of Sydney's CBD

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Map of NYC's Lower Manhattan CBD

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Display of the Twin Cities' Consumer, Business, & Public Services

Minneapolis-St. Paul Virtual Tour: University of Minnesota

Tour of New Orleans CBD Public Services

Central Business District New Orleans Video Walking Tour