By Doreen Massey
For the 1st time in heritage, 1/2 the worlds inhabitants resides in mega-cities. by no means ahead of have we faced this sort of geography of the worlds people.Analysing towns via spatial realizing, urban Worlds explores how assorted worlds in the urban are introduced into shut proximity. The authors define new how one can tackle the ambiguities of towns: their promise and power, their difficulties and threats.
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L59) CITY WORLDS 31 Chicago became the point of contact and overlap between geographies of wood, food and equipment, of people and money, of government and the regulation of trade, and of railways and waterways. 164). These commodity flows were of different kinds—not just wood, but also grain and pigs—and each had their own effects on the city’s physical form: as timber-yards, huge grain-silos, timbermills, meat-packing companies and factories for agricultural and forestry machinery sprang up. 6l).
This growth involved extending Chicago’s networks, through which flowed resources, commodities, people, money, information, and so on. It involved, also, the creation of an industrial base, which provided (or took away) employment (see Scranton, 1994; Page and Walker, 1994). And it involved building ever more (wooden) houses on the grassy prairies. The expansion of Chicago, however, had consequences for Chicago itself. In this section we will look more closely at the social patterns within Chicago.
These questions are important because they relate: • both to the ways in which people are distributed—by class, by ‘race’, by gender and by all kinds of other differences—through the city • and about how these differences between, and amongst, people are interrelated—or not. CITY WORLDS 37 Let us look, therefore, more closely at the area in Zone II to the north of ‘The Loop’. This area, known as the Near North Side, has a high concentration of different districts, according to Burgess. In it are districts labelled as ‘Little Sicily’, ‘Underworld’ and ‘Roomers’.