Chapter 13, Key Issue 1 Why Do Services Cluster Downtown? Rubenstein p 406- 410 Identify the acronym CBD. What would be of interest to a geographer in a CBD? Define Threshold: Provide an example of a business with a high threshold: Define Range: Provide an example of a retail service with a high range: Identify new shopping areas that attract high-range retailers in the following CBDs Boston Baltimore Philadelphia San Francisco Fill in the Venn diagram below on “uptown” and “downtown” shoppers. Provide an example of a chain of interdependency with business services in CBDs. What are two distinctive characteristics of the CBD following high land cost? 1. _____________________________________________________ 2. _____________________________________________________ Label the areas of a skyscraper. Why do we see different activities at different levels? Compare and Contrast CBDs within North America and CBDs outside of North America.
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