Web Resources for Chicago Project

Use these – not google!

For general historical information, photos and facts:
http://www.encyclopedia.chicagohistory.org/
or
http://encarta.msn.com/encyclopedia_761576998/Chicago_(city_Illinois).html
or
http://library.thinkquest.org/CR0215480/
or
http://www.chicagohistory.org
or
http://www.lib.depaul.edu/eresource/subject_search_infotype.asp?TopicID=141&SubjectID=13

For information on skyscrapers, buildings and landmarks:
http://www.emporis.com/en/wm/ci/bu/sk/li/?id=101030&bt=2&ht=2&sro=1
or
http://skyscraperpage.com/cities/?cityID=4
or
http://mintaka.sdsu.edu/faculty/erics/web/arcchicago.html

For information on the 77 different neighborhoods of Chicago:
http://neighborhoods.chicago.il.us/
or
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chicago_neighborhoods

Detailed Photographs:
http://digicol.lib.depaul.edu/site-templates/client_LPNC1/index.html
or
http://www.picturingchicago.com/
or try searching here:
http://images.google.com/imghp?tab=il

A Timeline of Chicago’s History:

http://www.chipublib.org/004chicago/chihist.html

Alphabetical Listing of Landmarks and Skysrapers, Past and Present:

http://www.ci.chi.il.us/Landmarks/List.html

Below is the Powerpoint used to launch the project. Students should know what they are doing when they come home Monday.

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