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  Central Business District, Toronto
A vast number of commercial, financial and professional institutions and services together with several government agencies are concentrated in the Central Business District (CBD), easily recognized by its towering skyscrapers.
Every weekday a multitude of bankers, stockbrokers, insurance and property agents, lawyers and business people join with an army of civil servants to squeeze themselves into this relatively small downtown area.
The main street of the Central Business District is Bay Street.
www.planetware.com /toronto/central-business-district-cdn-on-ontcb.htm   (186 words)

  
 Central Business Improvement District >> Shop, Dine, Explore - Albanys Uptown
Central Avenue Civic and Merchants Association (CAMA) is a local business organization that dates back to the 1930’s dedicated to the promotion and economic vitality of Central Avenue in the City of Albany, New York.
The result of this discussion was a call by the members of CAMA to consider the establishment of the Central Business Improvement District initiative (CBID).
Central Avenue is also home to more than 50 automotive sales and service establishments, and for clothing, music, antiques, or speciality shopping, the Avenue has a wide variety of stores.
www.centralbid.com   (746 words)

  
  City of Melbourne - Suburbs and precincts - Central Business District
The Central Business District (CBD) is Melbourne’s business and financial centre.
The CBD is home to retail, financial, legal, administrative, recreational, tourist and entertainment facilities and operates 24 hours a day, serving a wide variety of residents, workers and visitors.
The Central Business District is the CBD Grid, plus the area between Victoria and Latrobe streets.
www.melbourne.vic.gov.au /info.cfm?top=66&pa=779&pg=900   (279 words)

  
  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Central Business District
Central business district (CBD) and downtown are terms referring to a commercial heart of a city.
The term city centre (or center city) is similar to CBD or downtown in that both serve the same purpose for the city, and both are seen by a higher-than-usual urban density as well as the often having the tallest buildings in a city.
Central business district, (CBD used in Australia, New Zealand and sometimes elsewhere), or downtown (used mainly in North America) are terms referring to the commercial centre of a city.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Central-Business-District   (1689 words)

  
  Central business district - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Central business district (CBD) and downtown are terms referring to a commercial heart of a city.
The CBD or downtown is the central district of a city, usually typified by a concentration of retail and commercial buildings.
The term city centre (or center city) is similar to CBD or downtown in that both serve the same purpose for the city, and both are seen by a higher-than-usual urban density as well as the often having the tallest buildings in a city.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Central_business_district   (697 words)

  
 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Ultimo, New South Wales
Central railway station is at the southern border of the suburb, on the opposite side of Broadway.
Sydneys Chinatown is located within the southern central business district of the City of Sydney in New South Wales, Australia, in the Haymarket area between Central Station and Darling Harbour.
The City of Sydney comprises the central business district and surrounding Inner West suburbs of the greater metropolitan area of Sydney, Australia.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Ultimo%2C-New-South-Wales   (709 words)

  
 New Orleans Central Business District - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Central Business District is an area of New Orleans, Louisiana.
The Central Business District or CBD is bounded on one edge by the Mississippi, on the downriver edge by the French Quarter, on the back by Claiborne Avenue, and on the upriver edge by Howard Avenue, the lower limit of the "Lower Garden District" of Uptown New Orleans.
The portion of the CBD closer to the Mississippi is known as the Old Warehouse District, because it was heavily devoted to warehouses before shipping became containerized.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Central_Business_District,_New_Orleans   (307 words)

  
 Central Business District Revitalization
This new growth, however, has not always favored central business district locations, and as a result, many communities that have experienced economic expansion have also undertaken a variety of endeavors to stimulate the revitalization of their central business districts.
An inventory of scheduled capital improvements and community assets (specifically central business district assets) was developed and used as a frame of reference in the development of the committee's plan of action for downtown renewal.
Furthermore, several long-time central business district institutions are planning for significant re-investment in the city's downtown in the near future.
crawford.osu.edu /cd/cd/cbdrev.htm   (1193 words)

  
 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Historic sections of a central business district may be referred to as oldtown while decaying parts of the center city are commonly referred to as the inner city.
Due to Berlin's hitory of division during the cold war, the city as a central business district in both West (Kuhrfürsten Damm) and East Berlin (Alexander Platz) as well as a newly built business center near the Potsdamer Platz.
is similar to CBD or downtown in that both serve the same purpose for the city, and both are seen by a higher-than-usual urban density as well as the often having the tallest buildings in a city.
www.goupstate.com /apps/pbcs.dll/section?category=NEWS&template=wiki&text=central_business_district   (802 words)

  
 Central business district - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Downtown Honolulu in Hawaii, United States, an example of an urban downtown district
In the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand the "central business district" is used by geographers and sometimes by others, but the term city centre is much more common in everyday usage.
Examples of a city centre can be found in Philadelphia, Houston, Pittsburgh, Baltimore, Boston, London, Toronto, Sydney, and other cities.
www.lahabra.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Downtown   (449 words)

  
 Central Business District   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The CBD is home to many computer centers due to the energy network that provides a two-way connection to electrical power and reduces the need for expensive uninterrupted power systems.
The CBD is also the central transfer point for the expansive rapid transit system, is the cultural center for the Dallas area, and offers many options for dining and entertainment.
Prominent in the distinctive skyline of downtown Dallas is the neon-green silhouette of the 72 story Nations Plaza only a few blocks from the primitive cabin of the city's founder John Neely Bryan and the historic "Old Red" courthouse building.
www.bomadallas.org /cbd.html   (405 words)

  
 Central Business District Information
central business district information community redevelopment agency development incentives permit, zoning and land use information
Cranes Roost Altamonte Springs is the core of a meticulously planned, 1,375-acre Central Business District that allows you to work, play and even live in the same well-designed community.
Ten parks spread throughout the City's 9.5 square miles including Cranes Roost Park located at the heart of the Central Business District.
www.altamonte.org /development/district.asp   (509 words)

  
 Central Business District Real Estate, Saskatoon - Central Business District Homes for Sale
Central Business District real estate listings from Central Business District Real Estate Agents and Home Builders.
Point2 Homes is your gateway to Central Business District area homes for sale.
Check back to Point2 Homes for Central Business District area homes for sale, condos, new homes, and neighborhood information, or consult one of the Point2 Homes Neighborhood Expert pages featured throughout the site.
homes.point2.com /CA/Saskatchewan/Saskatoon/Central-Business-District-Real-Estate.aspx   (246 words)

  
 Central business districts | Business solutions from AllBusiness.com
The State of Ohio announced that seven communities will receive a total of $2.8 million to assist with the revitalization of their central business districts.
Not many communities of 3,700 can boast multiple business districts, but Chilton has the rare luxury of two historically distinct commercial neighborhoods separated by a...
Six communities will receive $2.3 million to assist with the revitalization of their central business districts, according to an announcement by the Ohio Department of...
www.allbusiness.com /central-business-districts/3073296-1.html   (840 words)

  
 A History of Minneapolis: Central Business District
The first commercial district on the west side of the river centered on Bridge Square, where Hennepin and Nicollet Avenues came together.
As the area became more congested, the business district began expanding south from Washington Avenue.
Meanwhile, the office and financial district shifted to Marquette and 2nd Avenues, where it remains today.
www.mpls.lib.mn.us /history/bi4.asp   (528 words)

  
 City Of Union - Business Opportunities - Central Business District
The heart of Union is the historic downtown or Central Business District.
According to the City's Land Use Ordinances, the Central Business District "is intended to provide a concentrated and unified mix of higher density commercial, office, service, retail, public and residential uses as well as a variety of support activities."
For more information about business opportunities in the Central Business District, please call the City of Union's Community Development Department at 636-583-3600 or the Union Area Chamber of Commerce at 636-583-8979.
www.ci.union.mo.us /business_central_bus_dist.asp   (172 words)

  
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Landscapes in the Central Business District (CBD) combine the use of trees, shrubs, perennials, annuals, and bulbs for year round color and seasonal interest.
Trees are planted in sidewalk plantings with grates to allow pedestrians to walk past as well as in larger size planting beds.
Landscape maintenance in the CBD involves installing plants, removing weeds, pruning trees and shrubs, removing spent blooms, fertilizing, mulching and watering.
www.downers.us /pubworks/forestry/div/cbd.htm   (155 words)

  
 RDA Central Business District   (Site not responding. Last check: )
he Central Business District Project Area was created in phases beginning in 1969 and will sunset in 2008 for the collection of tax increment for active redevelopment.
The CBD Project Area includes a total of 262 acres of privately owned property, excluding streets (see attached map).
The project area was later expanded adding most, but not all of the other blocks in the Central Business District from North Temple to 400 South and from 200 East to 400 West.
www.ci.slc.ut.us /ced/rda/Second/Central_Business_District.htm   (237 words)

  
 OMA - New Headquarters - Central Chinese Television CCTV :: arcspace.com
As part of an international architectural competition organized by the Beijing International Tendering Co., the Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) was awarded the contract on December 20, 2002.
On the 10-hectare site in the new Central Business District in Beijing, the OMA proposal consolidates the program in an iconic configuration of two high-rise buildings.
It is visible from the main intersection of the Central Business District through the "window" of the CCTV headquarters.
www.arcspace.com /architects/koolhaas/chinese_television   (343 words)

  
 Organizing for Central Business District Revitalization
As a result, many communities experiencing economic expansion have undertaken a variety of endeavors to stimulate revitalization of their central business districts.
In most cases of successful downtown renewal, there is a core group of volunteers of business and building owners, professionals, lay people, city administrators, and others, that for a variety of reasons, organize and rally to promote the revitalization and redevelopment of a community's downtown.
Several long-time central business district institutions are planning for significant reinvestment in the city's downtown in the near future.
www.joe.org /joe/1999april/iw2.html   (1072 words)

  
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 New Orleans/Central Business District - Wikitravel
The Central Business District ("CBD") is the part of New Orleans similar to what many cities call "Downtown" (though in New Orleans this term is often used to refer to a broad portion of the city down river from Canal Street).
Some locals and guidebooks still refer to the CBD or the older part of it as the American Quarter, as it was the first part of town settled by large numbers of people from other parts of the United States, as opposed to the older French Quarter
The portion of the "CBD" nearer the river is often called the "Old Warehouse District" or Warehouse District.
wikitravel.org /en/New_Orleans/Central_Business_District   (1451 words)

  
 Central Business District
Seen from across the river or from the air, Melbourne’s Central Business District offers up a spectacular, modern skyline; at ground level, however, what you notice are the florid nineteenth-century facades, grandiose survivors of the great days of the goldrushes and after, when Melbourne consolidated its position as a financial centre.
At the centre of the CBD, trams still jolt through busy Bourke Street Mall, so it’s not quite a pedestrian haven; Swanston Street, bounding the mall to the east, closed to all traffic except trams between Flinders and Latrobe streets since 1992 and renamed Swanston Walk, has been reopened to night-time traffic.
Most fascinating are the women: Martha Needle, who poisoned with arsenic her husband and her daughters, among many others; and young Martha Knorr, the notorious “baby farmer” who advertised herself as a “kind motherly person, willing to adopt a child”; after receiving $2–5 per child, she killed and buried them in her backyard.
www.pacificislandtravel.com /australia/victoria/mel_cbd.asp   (2052 words)

  
 <GNOCDC> Central Business District Neighborhood Snapshot
The Central Business District of New Orleans was once the plantation of Jean Baptiste LeMoyne de Bienville.
One of the early stimulants to the area’s business growth was the erection of the American Theater in 1824 by Englishman James Caldwell on Camp Street.
The Central Business District link gives a brief description of the CBD and contact information for residents development groups working in the area.
www.gnocdc.org /orleans/1/47/snapshot.html   (1710 words)

  
 Arabella Sheraton Grand Frankfurt - Frankfurt Germany Hotels - Travelofix.com
Most businesses close around 1 pm, and in the evening, fireworks erupt throughout the city.
Every day, the population of 650,000 grows by almost one-half, as 300,000 commuters arrive to work in the gleaming financial district or to attend one of its world-famous trade fairs.
Trade fairs continue to be big business for the city, and if you visit in spring or fall you may be fortunate enough to join the throngs of visitors on hand for the event.
traveldeals.travelofix.com /hotel/10008426-10207338M.html?ses=5f0bfbcd777c89272ed16388cbda2dfe17897   (1839 words)

  
 City of Knoxville - Central Business Improvement District
The Central Business Improvement District (CBID) was created in 1993 to undertake programs and services that government is unable to provide.
The special assessment district covers more than 400 city blocks within one square mile and encompasses the core downtown area extending from the Old City to Volunteer Landing and 11th Street to Hall of Fame Drive.
One member is to be appointed by the speaker of the State Senate, one by the speaker of the State House of Representatives, one by the Mayor and the remaining members to be elected by the owners of real property within the district.
www.ci.knoxville.tn.us /boards/cbid.asp   (244 words)

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