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(Article of periodic en Anglais - 1994)

Document title

Suburban employment centres: the case of Chicago

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

MCDONALD J.F. ; PRATHER P.J. ;

Abstract

The paper uses data from the journey to work portion of the 1980 Census to estimate a polycentric model of employment density for the Chicago urbanised area. Distance to the Chicago central business district exerted a strong effect on employment density, but density was also influenced by proximity to three suburban employment centres. Some 27 per cent of total employment growth in metropolitan Chicago over the next decade was concentrated in these three subcentres

Source

Article of periodic

published at : Urban studies / ISSN 0042-0980

Editor : Longman Group, Harlow - ROYAUME-UNI (1964)

Millesime : 1994, vol. 31, no2 [pp. 201-218]

Bibliographic references : 33 réf.

Collation : Illustration ;

Language

Anglais

Localisation

Laboratoire INTERGEO - Paris

Tous droits réservés © Prodig - Bibliographie Géographique Internationale (BGI), 1994.
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