Sunday, May 10, 2009

Robert Moses Webquest

Place all answers to this webquest in the comments section of this post. To be safe, type your answers in notepad and then paste them to the blog.

Here you can find a map of Moses's works in NYC
http://www.learn.columbia.edu/moses/
Click on the "city map"
1. Click on each legend item to add it to the map, these represent projects that Moses was responsible for. In what parts of New York City was Robert Moses influential?
2. Roll your mouse over some of the items on the map. Find two places you have been or are familiar with.

Go to this article on Robert Moses and read the first page
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Moses
3. During what time period was Moses influential? For how many years?
4. What are some of the parts of the legacy of Moses mentioned in the article?
5. Do a Google Search on “Robert Moses". What is one thing you find out? What is one question you have?
6. Do an image search on “Robert Moses", describe the most interesting image you find? What is one question you have about the image?

13 comments:

ElMasLoko said...

Dominique Garces.....
http://www.learn.columbia.edu/moses/

1.It appears to be in Manhattan.
2.Riverside Park,Bushwick

noel.genao said...

He mostly worked on projects buildings for people to live in Manhattan.

noel.genao said...

The two places i have been to have been. Jones beach and sunset park pool

Ray said...

1. Manhattan
2. Bushwick

elizabeth said...

1. think he need the most work on all the bridges he built . and aslo all the housing building he built . Ive been to rocaway beaCH he made as well as the bridges i drove over . ive been to astoira pool and flushing meadow park.

kass said...

1)Manhattan
2)Mccarren pool....and Flushing Meadows Park

Seriothan said...

1. i think its manhattan
2. its bushwick.

kass said...

He was the most powerful in New York around the mid20th century.

duval.grant said...

1)Brooklyn
2)Cypress Hill House playground & Bushwick.
3)1930's to 195o's.20 years.
4)B.Q.E and Triborough Bridge
5)He has a big influence on New York's buildings.
6)I saw a image with him with the blueprint of the buildings.what made him want to build.

OGGREG809 said...

1.manhatten
2.flushing meadows park,astoria pool
3.mid-20th century 40 years
4.tri-borough bridge,flushing meadows park,etc
5.I found out that he vetoed the idea about extending the l.i.r.r to jones beach because he didnt want poor/minority groups to go to the beach.

Glendalis said...

1) Brooklyn,and Manhattan
2) Sunset park, McCarren Park

Emily said...

1) Manhattan & Brooklyn
2) Flushing Meadow park & Astoria Pool
3) 1930 - 50's = 20 years .
4) Triborough Bridge
5) Dead at 92. what made him become so attracted to NYC?
6) Robert Moses with a model of Batter Bridge. Why does he have a passion for building bridges?

jlapidus said...

1)Brooklyn
2)Cypress Hill House playground & Bushwick.
3)1930’s to 195o’s.20 years.
4)B.Q.E and Triborough Bridge
5)He has a big influence on New York’s buildings.
6)I saw a image with him with the blueprint of the buildings.what made him want to build.

Comment by jamyra — June 1, 2009 @ 11:13 am