About This Scene
Historical and Modern Views
Using and Making Maps
Additional Web Resources
Famous People in Illustration
Historical and Modern Views:
Ornate ironwork covers the exterior of the first two floors of the Carson, Pirie, Scott and Company Building. Architect Louis Sullivan designed the building. Photos of the exterior of the building are available at the following Web link:
Historic photo with trolley cars:
Modern photo with buses and cars:
Compare and contrast the historic photo, which resembles the time period when Adèle and Simon visited Chicago, with the modern photo. Discuss similarities and differences.
Take note of changes in modes of transportation and the sign on the corner of the building.
NL-ENG.K-12.4 Communication Skills; NL-ENG.K-12.5 Communication Strategies; NSS-USH.K-4.1 Living and Working Together in Families and Communities, Now and Long Ago
Illustrations and excerpts from
Adèle & Simon in America
by Barbara McClintock.
Copyright © 2008 by Barbara McClintock. Published in August 2008 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux, LLC. All rights reserved.