41st Congress of the European Regional Science Association: "European Regional Development Issues in the New Millennium and their Impact on Economic Policy", 29 August - 1 September 2001, Zagreb, Croatia
This study searched the spatial distribution of banks in order to investigate the transformation of istanbul from a monocentric to a polycentric city. As a result , it has been found out that the old cbd has lost its dominant facilitiesc such as population , employment etc. New centres have been growing rapidly on some peripheral districts. An important explanation of the decentralization is the transformation of the economy of istanbul , which now requires large and modern office space and private car transport , that the old cbd can no more provide.de.