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'Architecture in Illinois History' subject of student-produced magazine
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[FEB. 26, 2004] SPRINGFIELD – The latest edition of Illinois History, a magazine for young people, is now available online at www.Illinois-History.gov. The magazine is published by the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency.
"Architecture in Illinois History" is the topic of the February 2004 issue of the online magazine, which is written entirely by Illinois junior and senior high school students. The entire magazine can be accessed on the website by clicking on the "Illinois History -- A Magazine for Young People" link.
"The articles in Illinois History reflect the best history scholarship by junior and senior high school students in the state," said Keith Sculle, head of education services at the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency. "They also provide inspiration for other students who are skilled writers and have an interest in researching history."
The articles and their authors include:
"Joseph Lyman Silsbee," by Angela Hess, Oregon High School, Oregon. Teacher: Sara Werckle.
"The Edgar County Courthouse," by Ethan Berl, University High School, Urbana, Teacher: Larry Hughes.
"Altgeld Hall," by Alex Zhai, University High School, Urbana. Teacher: Adele Suslick.
"Bald Knob Cross," by Brooke C. Greeling, Good Shepherd Lutheran School, Collinsville. Teacher: Michael Voss.
"Frank Emerson," by Joseph L. Wood, Washington School, Peoria. Teacher: Mindy Juriga.
"Peoria High School History," by Bethany Eckhardt, Washington School, Peoria. Teacher: Mindy Juriga.
"The Chicago Bungalow," by Faraz Khan, Jamieson School, Chicago. Teachers: Robert Newton and Jackie Turlow.
"The Historic Water Tower: Chicago's Gem," by Kelly Liesse, Brookwood Junior High School, Glenwood. Teacher: Harry Daley.
"Midway Gardens: A Demolished Wonder,"
by Bryne Hadnott, Brookwood Junior High School, Glenwood. Teacher:
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"Glass to the Sky: The International Style of Architecture in Illinois by Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe," by Katie Slevin, St. Bede Academy High School, Peru. Teacher: Michael Pomatto.
"The Reddick Mansion: A Local Example of Ante-Bellum Italianate Architecture in Illinois," by Adam Gnidovec, St. Bede Academy High School, Peru. Teacher: Michael Pomatto.
"The Fifth St. Clair County Courthouse: Neoclassicism on the Prairie," by Allison Weigel, Belleville Township High School West, Belleville. Teacher: Melissa Schmitt-Crafton.
"The Prairie's Culture: The Architectural Identity of the Midwest," by Shara Esbenshade, University High School, Urbana. Teacher: Agnes C. Bolesta.
"The Architects and the Ideas Behind the Chicago School," by Aliisa Rantanen, University High School, Urbana. Teacher: Agnes C. Bolesta.
"Foellinger Auditorium: Overcoming Architectural Mistakes," by Lucy Zhang, University High School, Urbana. Teacher: Agnes C. Bolesta.
"St. Dominic's Church," by Jamie Litteken, All Saints Academy, Breese. Teacher: Stephanie Garcia.
"The Miner's Institute," by Tara Wepking, Good Shepherd Lutheran School, Collinsville. Teacher: Michael Voss.
"Architecture of Some Churches in the Illinois Valley," by Megan Eiten, St. Bede Academy, Peru. Teacher: Michael Pomatto.
"The Early Life of Louis Sullivan: The Inspiration for the Genius," by Katy Lieder, Carbondale Community High School, Carbondale. Teacher: Patricia Grimmer.
"Frank Lloyd Wright," by Patrick M. Dahlen, Carbondale Community High School, Carbondale. Teacher: Patricia Grimmer.
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