INDUSTRIAL/OFFICE PARKS: A NEW LOOK FOR THE CITY

GROWTH OF INDUSTRIAL OFFICE PARKS IN METROPOLITAN AREAS IS THE RESULT OF THE TRUCK-AUTO FREEWAY COMPLEX, CHANGES IN TECHNOLOGY, INCREASED MARKET ORIENTATION OF ACTIVITY, AND THE DESIRE FOR FACILITIES WITH FAVORABLE PUBLIC IMAGES. THIS ARTICLE REVIEWS THE HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT OF INDUSTRIAL AND OFFICE PARKS AND SPECULATES ABOUT THEIR BEHAVIORAL CHARACTERISTICS AT THE NATIONAL AND METROPOLITAN SCALE, INCLUDING THE PROCESS OF DECENTRALIZATION. THE LOCATIONAL AND FUNCTIONAL CHARACTERISTICS OF THESE PARKS IN ATLANTA, GEORGIA ARE TREATED AS BEING TYPICAL OF THESE IN A REGIONAL CAPITAL.

  • Corporate Authors:

    J of Geography

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  • Authors:
    • Hartshorn, T A
  • Publication Date: 1973-3

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 33-45
  • Serial:
    • Volume: 72
    • Issue Number: 3

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00240765
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 25 1973 12:00AM