Museology Semester I Project
Due January 19, 2000
Names of group members - Include sheet listing, specific contributions
of each member of the group.
Block Studies MUST include the following:
History of your community (2pp
typed) (ES, SD, SC, Heg) DO NOT COPY FROM SOURCE MATERIAL!!!
History of your block (minimum
1 p typed)
Chart (typed) of all houses / apartments
/ structures on the block. Include the following in the chart:
(type of structure), date of permit,
date of completion, builder (developer), architect
Building permits for all houses
on block - include locator card and actual permit (UIC Library)
Sanborn maps from various dates
of the block (UIC Library)
Digital photos on CD ROM of all
structures on the block (save in original format and in JPG format at about
Aerial view Of your block (see
SEHM Map Collection)
Block Studies should include some of the following (the more the better):
Information from oral interviews
Chicago Tribune Real Estate prices
from website (www.chicagotribune.com)
Center For Neighborhood Technology
info from website(www.cnt.org)
Other historical maps showing block
at various times in history (USGS maps?)
Other sources of information about
your block (Land use maps, valuation maps)
Historical photos or news articles
of your block or surrounding neighborhood
All material must be typed (hard copy and disk file) or xeroxed.
Second semester will involve uploading this information to the WWW and
creation of a web site.
Click on the links at the left to
Chicago's East Side.