In this chapter you have learned about the various forms of local government,
the services a local government provides to residents of the community, and
the challenges of urban growth. As towns and cities grow, officials devise plans
such as zoning to guide this growth. Some cities also develop other plans that
include the development of specific areas such as historic neighborhoods or
parks. In this activity you will explore the plans Pittsburgh has devised for
its Downtown area of the city.
Destination Title: Pittsburgh
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Start at the Welcome to City Planning Web page of the Pittsburgh Department
of City Planning.
After you have read through the information, answer the following questions.
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