Sector Model. Hoyt. Background. Research conducted by economist Homer Hyot (1895-1984) in 1939 Studied 64 widely distributed American cities Publication: The Structure and Growth of Residential Neighbourhoods in American Cities . Homer Hoyt’s sector model of 30 US cities.
wedge like/ sector arrangement following the axial arrangement of the transport lines diverging from the city centre.
found near to railways, bordering the manufacturing / warehousing sectors (the least desirable land).
occupied intermediate positions.
CBD remains a circular form in the centre.
Rolling Hills / Scenic Heights / Vineyards