URSI 110--The City


US: Age of Steam & Iron (1850-1880)

Key Ideas:

  • Civil War
  • Immigration/crowding/public health 1, 2, 3
  • Morrill Act
  • Homestead Act
  • Transcontinental Railroad 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

City Form

 

Public Buildings

  • Engineering as Architecture
    1. Brooklyn Bridge 1, 2, 3
    2. Eiffel Tower 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
  • Central Park 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Commercial/Industrial

Residential/Daily Life


MSU

2006 A.J.Filipovitch
Revised 24 May 06