The 1961 Zoning Resolution was monumental for New York City. While the 1916 resolution introduced the concept of zoning to New York, the 1961 resolution is what made the city and its buildings what it is today. It introduced important ideas to zoning such as bulk regulations and the concept of Floor-Area Ratios. Most importantly, it laid the groundwork for the 1974 Special Clinton District zoning resolution which provides special regulations for designated areas which create transitions between the lower-scale side streets, and the Special Midtown District (established in 1982) to the east and Special Hudson Yards District (created in 2005) to the south.
The largest of the seventy cities Alexander founded during the course of his conquest, Alexandria would become a lasting monument to his achievement.(“Alexander”) Alexander the Great died on June 13, 323 BC in Babylon, Persia (Crompton 97). Did you learn a lot about Alexander the Great? I hope so! In the end, Alexander the Great conquered most of Europe, won about 200 battles, and built a big empire.
Altogether, Lewis managed to recruit up to fifty men to join him in his journey into the west. “While in Philadelphia, Lewis also received a letter from the President with detailed instructions for the upcoming expedition: ‘The object of your mission is to explore the Missouri River, and such principal stream of it, as, by it’s course and communication with the waters of the Pacific Ocean…may offer the most direct and practicable water communication across this continent for the purposes of commerce’” (Snyder 16). With this letter, The Corps of Discovery were taken from Philadelphia to St. Louis, where they would be dropped off to begin their search of the land west of the Mississippi
Emperor Qin Shiu Haung was referred to as the first emperor his reign lasted thirty-six years but his legacy lasted more than two thousand years. He along with his prime minister Li Si, replaced the primitive but noble structures with centralized bureaucratic systems. they restructured their laws, and standardized their writing, weights and measures and their currency. They launched large scale architectural projects that included the great wall, and grand palaces. They also constructed roadways and they developed a practical system to help them manage, produce and distribute goods and resources throughout the land.
This route—the Mococo Line—was eleven miles longer than the line via Niles, but it avoided the steep grades across Altamont Pass. With this new route, the railroad had sown the seeds for several lasting West Side communities— Brentwood, Byron, and Tracy. J. L. Stewart, the construction engineer responsible for the San Pablo & Tulare Railroad project, chose the junction’s name. Lathrop Josiah Tracy (1825–1897), an Ohio grain merchant, was part owner of the SANDUSKY, MANSFIELD & NEWARK RAILROAD where Stewart had once worked. The young Stewart held Mister Tracy in such high respect that Stewart named the new town for his mentor.
Instead of using the traditional three ages of Stone, Bronze and Iron, Childe argues that development is better seen as occurring in the Paleolithic, Neolithic, urban, and
One thing that makes this park so special is that the park land is only the road and it’s shoulders as well as the overlooks and campgrounds. The Parkway was declared a National Park on June 30, 1936. The final section of the Blue Ridge Parkway, the Linn Cove Viaduct, was completed in 1987. The Viaduct is 1243 feet long and made of 153 concrete sections that were precast at a facility at the end of the Viaduct.
Representation of nature and economy in the novel ‘The Grapes of Wrath’ John Steinbeck was born in Salinas, California in 1920, his upbringing in a fertile agriculture valley (25 miles away from pacific coast served as setting for some of his best fiction. The Journals of Grapes of Wrath is said to be his later work published (1989). At the beginning of the chapter one narrator gives a picture of Oklahoma as the red country on one part and on other gray referring red to the western part of the country which has very red soil due to its high iron content and gray derived from the green gray sediment which is on northeast Oklahoma due to verdigris River. Narrator familiarizes the reader at the beginning with Oklahoma country as; in the last part of May, the sky grew pale and clouds were dissipated, weeds grew darkness, the surface of the earth crusted, a thin hard crust and the sky became pale, so the earth turned pale, pink in the red county and white in the red country only moving dust can be found into the air and in the month of June rain dropped a little splattering and hurried to some other place, nights and days went, only an emulsion of dust and air can be seen, houses were shut tight still dust entered the houses thinly like ‘settled pollen on chair’, tables and dishes day after day the sun was ‘as red as ripe new blood’ the dust covered the earth like a blanket women and children knew that no misfortune will be two great to bear if their men were whole. The metaphors
The Louisiana Purchase territory has had the biggest impact on the United States because of profits, the Mississippi river, and the disadvantages. The land included in the purchase stretched from the Mississippi River to the Rocky Mountains. To most Americans, the Louisiana Purchase looked like the greatest land deal in history because it was nation’s first opportunity for expansion. Louisiana Purchase doubled the size at a bargain price for just 2 to 3 cents an acre. On April 30, 1803, Napoleon signed a treaty giving Louisiana to the United States in exchange for $15 million.
Hammurabi, who was a king of the “old Babylonian empire”(Jona Lendering, 2004), ruled from 1792 BCE to 1750 BCE for forty-two years and accomplished a great riverine civilization such that no other king had done to the extent of its mastery. The city of Babylon which is located in Mesopotamia is known as “modern day” Iraq which lies between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers. These rivers helped in creating rich and fertile soil which allowed humans to plant and grow crops in which they needed to survive. Through trade, humans could communicate with one another and grasp on to new ideas. As a result of the rivers, civilization began to flourish outstandingly.
In May 1787 the framers of the constitution met in Philadelphia to amend the Articles of Confederation. The fifty-five delegates collaborated and were able to design a new plan of government and create the constitution with the sole purpose to create a government that should and will protect the rights of the people. Written over 200 years ago it is no wonder the constitution is a product of its time, the amazing part is that it was written with such flexibility that it has been able to meet the challenge of the future too. As with most things written in a specific time period a document will be a product of its time and that is the case with the constitution.
Beau Kendrick Jim Felix Bridger Obituary Jim was born in 1804 in Richmond, Virgina. He is 6 feet tall and gray eyes and brown hair. His nickname was Old Gabe. Jim was the first white to see the Great Salt Lake he followed Lewis and Clark path and became the greatest mountain men of the world.
Carol Sheriff is all about the industrial and economic progress, that’s her focus in 1812 and the beginning of the Civil war. A few of the topics during this time, market expansion, rapid environmental change, and economic development. I will be discussing important times, the building of the artificial river, and politics. July 4, 1817, near Rome, New York, the first digging happened. New York began construction on what was to be one of the largest artificial waterways in the world.
Walgreens How did a neighborhood drugstore, founded in 1901 and measuring just 50 feet by 20 feet, become the pharmacy all others are measured by and one of the most respected American corporations? It would be impossible to tell the story of Walgreens drugstores without telling the story of Charles R. Walgreen, Sr. the man who started it all. Walgreen was born near Galesburg, Illinois, before his family relocated to Dixon, Illinois - a town 60 miles north of his birthplace - when his father, a farmer turned businessman, saw the great commercial potential of the Rock River Valley. It was here that Walgreen, at the age of 16, had his first experience working in a drugstore, though it was far from a positive one.
John George Jones, was the leader of the organization of Prince hall Shrinedom. The Ancient Egyptian Arabic Order Nobles Mystic Shrine has a long and colorful history. The order was established as an Imperial Council of Prince Hall Shriners on June 3, 1893, in Chicago, Illinois, by 13 Prince Hall Masons under the leadership of John George Jones. They met in the Apollo Hall on State Street where Palestine Temple was organized. On June l0, 1893, Jones and his associates organized the Imperial Grand Council of Prince Hall Shriners.