Ch. 13.2 models of Urban Structure

By: Mikayla Roddan

Concentric Zone Model:

•According to the concentric zone model, created in 1923 by sociologist E. W. Burgess, a city grows outward from a central area in a series of five concentric rings, like the growth rings of a tree.
Concentric Zone Model

Sector Model:

The sector model was developed in 1939 by land economist homer Hoyt, the city develops in a series of sectors.

Models of urban structures~

Multiple Nuclei Model:

Geographers C.D. Harris and E. L. Ullman developed the multiple nuclei model in 1945.
Primary Models of Urban Growth in the U.S.