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Levittown


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American suburban development at Hicksville, NY, built after the 1939–45 war for demobilized servicemen by Levitt & Son. Conceived with winding roads, accommoda-tion for cars, and detached houses, it was fol-lowed by other developments in PA and NJ, and influenced countless dormitory suburbs.

Dobriner (ed.) (1958);H. Gans (1969);Halberstam (1993)

Subjects: Architecture.


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