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Section 1: Science and Urban Life

The Internet contains a wealth of information, but sometimes it's a little tricky to find what you need. By using the preselected Web sites provided below you will be able to narrow your search, answer assigned questions, and save precious time. Simply follow the links to find valuable research materials and activity support. There's a lot of information in here, happy hunting!

Central Park History http://www.centralpark.com/ pages/ history.html
Brief history of Central Park in New York City.

The Louis Sullivan Page http://www.geocities.com/ CapitolHill/ 2317/ sullivan.html
Look at the life and work of Louis Sullivan, including links to photographs of buildings he designed.

The Plan of Chicago, 1909 http://www.chipublib.org/ 004chicago/ timeline/ plan.html
Information about Daniel Burnham and his architectural plan for the city of Chicago.

History of Kodak http://www.kodak.com/ global/ en/ corp/ historyOfKodak/ historyIntro.jhtml
Historical overview featuring a comprehensive biography of George Eastman—his early life and photographic experiments, creation of his company, and business philosophy and practices—enhanced by pictures. Also includes a history of the Eastman Kodak Company, time lines of the company's photographic milestones, and an introduction to film and imaging.

Olmsted in Buffalo http://www.geocities.com/ Heartland/ 7172/
Detailed information about Frederick Law Olmsted's pioneering design for the Buffalo, New York, public park system.