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  • Index 102 15 Miles From Baltimore City
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    Choosing a particular job is a hard decision. Many things have to be considered about the possible place of employment to make the job search as beneficial as possible. The salary, benefits, commute time, and location are among the important to review. To further explore this question, the location will be considered more in depth. The location of the job opportunity also includes all of the demographic information that is needed to make a decision. This geographic and statistical information pl...
  • Area Of Anacostia
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    "A Perspective Community: The Anacostia Area " In 1890, the opening of the Pennsylvania Avenue Bridge spanned the Anacostia River to connect the community of Anacostia with the rest of D.C. Since that time, a lot of things in this marriage have changed. Anacostia, then a working- and middle- class area for whites and blacks, is today an almost entirely black community whose struggles with unemployment, welfare and crime. These characteristics are well-documented in the local press; the community...
  • Atmospheric Pollution In Mexico City
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    Mexico City Site and Situation: Mexico City is the largest city in Mexico. It is located in the south central part of the country in the Dis uto Federal (Federal District). Mexico City is situated in the Valley of Mexico, a highland basin at an elevation of about 2350 m and is bounded by mountains on three sides. Much of Mexico City is built on the former bed of Lake Texcoco which is spongy and prone to settling. It also lies along a major east and west geological fault line. Approximate distanc...
  • Their Argument Against Compact Cities
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    Reaction Paper: Are Compact Cities a Desirable Planning Goal? The article written by Peter Gordon and Harry W. Richardson entitled; Are Compact Cities a Desirable Planning Goal? shows various arguments against the reason for compact cities to become implemented. They use the city of Toronto in the beginning of the article to compare it with cities in the United States. Throughout the article many topics and arguments are discussed which are; agricultural land, density preferences, energy glut, t...
  • Ranchos And The Lack Of Government Funding
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    The 'Ranchos' of Caracas are areas towards the edge of the city, mainly located about the peri feria where generally people congregate in low-quality shanty towns. Through Government aid, this area is still undergoing improvement. 2) There are many problems associated with the rapid growth of the ranchos of Caracas. Rapid urbanization causes an increase of the proportion if population that live in cities. The large numbers of people are attracted from surrounding rural areas by the prosperity an...
  • Violation Of The City's Woodland Preservation Ordinance
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    Forest New sie #1 Acre of Trees Cut Illegally? City Orders Vineyard Project Halted Novato Advance By Dan Stebbins / Executive Editor An Ignacio, California is in hot water over a large-scale illegal tree cutting to create a vineyard. Homeowners, Robert and Marsha Lang, have been ordered by Novato's code enforcement officers to immediately stop work on the harvesting of their four acre lot, on which they also reside. An estimated 40 trees on one acre had already been cut when neighbors reported t...
  • Additional City Heat
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    Urban Heat Islands For more than 100 years, it has been known that two adjacent cities are generally warmer than the surrounding areas. This region of city warmth, known as an urban heat island, can influence the concentration of air pollution. The urban heat island is formed when industrial and urban areas are developed and heat becomes more abundant. In rural areas, a large part of the incoming solar energy is used to evaporate water from vegetation and soil. In cities, where less vegetation a...
  • Implementation Of The Center City Project
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    When the Heer's Tower closed down in the 1960's, the downtown area of Springfield, MO. lost a major economic and entertaining element. Since then, Springfield has been planning and working to get back a lot of the status that it once had. The city government had to bring attractions and business in the form of new business's to spur development to accommodate the 151,580 citizens that reside in the small city. Mayor Tom Carlson and City Manager Tom Finnie have been heading the projects with the ...
  • Suburbanization Process In The City Of Detroit
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    suburbanization in america By: Benjamin Limmer Limmer (1) Housing is an outward expression of the inner human nature; no society can be understood apart from the residences of its members. @ That is a quote from the suburban historian Kenneth T. Jackson, from his magnificent piece on suburbanization Crabgrass Frontier. Suburbanization has been probably the most significant factor of change in U.S. cities over the last 50 years, and began 150 years ago. It represents Aa reliance upon the private ...
  • Lives In The City
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    Your Land and My Land There are many differences in a city when compared to a rural setting. One of the largest differences deals with that of the visual surroundings. Cities are filled with buildings, streets traffic and people, while the country is filled with trees, mountains, streams and animals. With such commotion in this city-type setting, the natural environment is altered a great deal. Natural wildlife, which runs rampant in the spacious great outdoors, is seemingly non-existent in urba...
  • Marketplace Of Faneuil Hall
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    Faneuil Hall Marketplace In the early eighteenth century Boston did not have a central area to participate in commerce and civic duty. Street vendors who roamed the city with their pushcarts sold food and other items. Boston was the center of trade at this point in time and the need for a central marketplace was profound. The city was growing at a rapid pace and was running out of land. Businessmen from the outskirts of Boston brought trash and dirt to the harbor. The men dumped the dirt off of ...
  • Dayton Citizen And The City
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    URBAN SPRAWL BOB TACKETT The definition of urban sprawl according to WORDS MYTH 1. spreading of the urban structure into adjoining suburbs and rural areas. The definition of urban sprawl according to Merriam-Websters on line dictionary: the spreading of urban developments (as houses and shopping centers) on undeveloped land near a city. The definition of urban sprawl according to Dictionary. com The unplanned, uncontrolled spreading of urban development into areas adjoining the edge of a city. M...
  • La And Chicago The Central City
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    The argument that African-Americans segregates themselves from other groups is not a valid argument. It is not partly because of history, since municipal ordinance in the early 1900's determined where African-Americans could live, which are now considered ghettos. A reason why this ordinance was in existence is because Chicago is an older city that grew during a time when racial struggles were occurring. This history is what gives Chicago a high index of dissimilarity, which means that there is ...
  • Community Response To Gentrification Most Communities
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    Gentrification Introduction Beginning in the 1960's, middle and upper class populations began moving out of the suburbs and back into urban areas. At first, this revitalization of urban areas was "treated as a 'back to the city' movement of suburbanites, but recent research has shown it to be a much more complicated phenomenon" (Schwirian 96). This phenomenon was coined "gentrification" by researcher Ruth Glass in 1964 to describe the residential movement of middle-class people into low-income a...
  • Vancouver
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    Vancouver (British Columbia), city in southwestern British Columbia, Canada, on Burrard Inlet (an arm of the Strait of Georgia), opposite Vancouver Island, near the state of Washington in the United States. It is a leading Pacific coast seaport and the main commercial, manufacturing, financial, tourist, and cultural center of the province. The Vancouver area is the third largest metropolitan area in Canada, after Toronto, Ontario, and Montreal, Quebec. Principal products include wood and metal i...
  • Hull City Council
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    Preconceptions of Kingston-Upon-Hull (more widely known as Hull), commonly amount to a post-industrial northern city with declining employment and a lack of tourism opportunities, an attitude of 'it's grim up north. ' To the more knowledgeable, it is seen as a once important port with whaling and ship-building connections, having suffered years of neglect, but still not prospering with its tourist industry. However, with the aid of its City and County Councils and private investors, Hull has bee...
  • Quality Of Life Push Factors Sometimes People
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    ' Steps to follow: Name the city: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil General facts about Rio de Janeiro... 10 million people live in Rio de Janeiro (once the capital of Brazil)... Of these up to 2 million live in favela, the Brazilian name for shanty towns... Many of these are newcomers living in the very poorest conditions. Have a look at this image of a shanty town, a new favela on the north side of the city. Favela on the northern edge of Rio de Janeiro (c) BBC Describe what the shanty town is like. Use ...
  • City
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    Australia is already the most urbanized nation on earth per capita, Although there will always be something about the bush, It has a rich quality about it that is almost impossible to hold on to in the city setting. It is why many choose to stay on the land to raise their families. Along with the conveniences of the shops being just around the corner, and the neighbour being just across the road with inner city living come the downsides. One of the biggest difficulties with city life is the brea...
  • Agricultural Laborers Crowd Into Cities
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    As is known to all, China is a large agricultural country; Chinese agricultural population is more than 800 million. With the development of Chinese society and industry, more and more peasants leave agricultural regions for cities because there have been enough labor forces to husband the limited farmland. They have to go into cities to find work. How to treat these agricultural laborer and the problems with them to cities has become a very important social topic. Someone think that so many pea...
  • Canada's Largest Cities
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    Urbanization is a big part of the modern world, without it, we would all be lost. While countries are growing at a rapid rate, the once 'old' cities of the past are expanding onto previously un-occupied lands and even sometimes creating new towns and cities. Suburbs of cities spring up all over the world all the time, and populations grow with them. Major areas or cities of countries are usually hubs of economic significance, and help shape the country into it's true self. These areas help the c...

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