The key constituents of shahjahanabad are:
A centrally located Fridaymosque.
A bazaar around it with verydistinct socio-economicdifferentiations from centre to theperiphery.
A fortified city wall.
An imposing citadel
Intraurban almostlabyrinthesque divisions of livingquarters
Blind alleys. The meeting of Shahjahanabad, or Old Delhi(north) and New Delhi(South). The two are separated by the walls of the Mughal city, and aband of open space- the Ramlila ground, acting as a cordon sanitaire This part of New Delhi, around Turkman Marg, was designed as aresidential district for low rank government workers. The street pattern is radically different from that of the Islamic city.3
Key Constituents of an Islamic City