area tends to contain high density 19th Century housing and wholesale
manufacturing. Housing is usually linear, back to back and terraced.
The streets form a gridiron pattern. This area tends to be run down
unless housing has been redeveloped or gentrification has occurred.
This area usually experiences social and economic problems.
Land Values Land
values are lower than those in the CBD. However, they still remain high.
density in the inner city is very high. To save money planners wanted
to house as many people into a smaller space as possible.