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Hoyt Model or Sector Model (1939) of Urban Land Use by Homer Hoyt

Hoyt Model or sector model

Hoyt model/Sector model of Urban Land Use (1939) by Homer Hoyt Urban areas have always been an area of research and caught the attention of scholars and academicians. Homer Hoyt gave sector model which is also known as Hoyt model in 1939 explains how cities grew. As we witness the population growth it is becoming more and

Multiple Nuclei Model of 1945 by C.D. Harris and Edward L. Ullman

Multiple Nuclei Model Harris and Edward Ullman of 1945 Multiple nuclei model of 1945 by C.D. Harris and Edward L. Ullman is based on the argument that the cities have multiple growth points or “nuclei” around which growth take place. This model was given in an article by them “The Nature of Cities.” This is one of the

Central Place Theory by Walter Christaller (1933)

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Introduction to Christaller’s Central Place Theory (CPT) – a location theory Central place theory was given by Walter Christaller in 1933, CPT in urban geography is one of the most appreciated theories which tries to explain the spatial arrangements and distribution of human settlements and their number based on population and distance from another human settlement. This