Summary of Concentric Zone Model Theory:
1. Concentric Zone Model Theory: E.W. Burgess
2. Postulated – 1920s (1924,1927)
3. Model Based- Chicago City (America)
4. 5 Zones:
I. Central Business District :
* Down town area,
* Non-residential center,
* Focus on business and commerce,
* Residents of outer zones commuted to this zone,
* Land value and rent very high.
II. Zone in Transition:
* Zone of residential deterioration,
* Slums area found,
* Poor housing and infrastructure.
III. Zone of Independent Workmen’s Home:
* Working class families,
* People can afford to move Zone 2 (Zone in Transition).
IV. Zone of Better Residence:
* Middle, upper-middle class people reside,
* Well educated single families.
V. Commuter’s Zone:
* Maximum upper class people,
* Commute everday in Zone 1 (Central Business District) for work/recreational purpose.
Links of Urban Land Use Models:
1. Concentric Zone Model by E.W Burgess
2. Wedge/Sectoral Model by Homer Hoyt and M.R.Davis
3.Multiple Nuclei Model by C.D Harris and E.D Ullman
4.Pre.asked question on Urban Land Use in NTA & CBSE UGC NET