inner city


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

inner city

Technically refers to the densely populated area just outside the central business district,but usually connotes a blighted area near the city center.

References in periodicals archive ?
Receipt has been confirmed, and Inner City Press has presented to the UN what UNHCR said, about no sending back to Cameroon.
The 2015 Inner City 100 winners represent a wide span of geography, hailing from 45 cities and 23 states.
With this in mind, the Johannesburg Inner City Traffic and Transportation Study was undertaken, which looked at traffic flow and made recommendations to improve it.
This finding is consistent with the community economic development philosophy that is so widespread in Winnipeg's inner city (Loxley 2007), and is built upon the assumption that those who live in the inner city have a practical knowledge, the mobilization of which is a major part of any anti-poverty effort.
The Inner City 100 winners are based in 65 cities and companies were selected from a pool of more than 4,500 nominations including 500 from Merrill Lynch and 500 from mayors' offices.
We contend the Crack Era had this type of an impact, especially in the inner city.
Yet it is the case that Winnipeg's Aboriginal population is disproportionately concentrated in the inner city, is disproportionately represented among the poor, and is very adversely affected by the ravages of poverty.
I tell you, when you get an inner city kid out in the wilderness, and they hear the howling of a coyote, it changes them.
It's a part of life in the inner city," says McFeely.
There should be a push to equalize the funding of inner city schools with that of schools in the suburban areas.
The average profit of Inner City 100 firms across the UK in 2 002 was nearly pounds 400,000 With combined profits of almost pounds 40m in 2 002 up from under pounds 10min 1996/7, the report reveals the growth of these companies is not only profitable and fast,but also sustainable.
He challenges people to "get past stereotypes" of what they perceive the inner city to be and "get to know people.