BURGESS’ CONCENTRIC ZONE THEORY
Urban development is patterned socially – not random, not chance;
Stated that cities grow in concentric rings/zones
Loop-central business district (close to transportation network)
Residential zones on outskirts – away from crowding, noise,
ZONES IN TRANSITION – beside the loop/business district Run-down tenements, abandoned buildings.
Being pushed by expansion of business district (like ecological
process of competition/dominance/successi