oa Stads- en Streeksbeplanning = Town and Regional Planning - Cities in the suburbs: an exploratory look at Pretoria East as an evolving edge city

Volume 2002, Issue 45
  • ISSN : 1012-280X



Contemporary urban development in Pretoria manifests in the transformation of the south-eastern sector, generally known as Pretoria East, through the emergence of a ""city in the suburbs"" (an oxymoronic term) on the one hand, and a fundamental adaptation / adjustment of the Central Business District (CBD) to changing(-ed) circumstances on the other. In the case of the former, the inhabitants have to all intents and purposes turned their backs on the CBD, except for work in the case of (still) a substantial number of them.

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