National Geographic : 1951 Mar
© National Geographic Society A Up from Nassau Potato Fields Spring 600 Levitt Homes a Month New homes, new apartments multiply on Long Island, whose population grows like California's. Largest home development on the island is Levittown, named for the builder, William Levitt. Some 50.000 people have moved into more than 14,000 low-cost homes. K lachlronues Iy I. Antlhony Stewart + "What? You Mean We Can't Move In for a Year?" Levittown homes, produced by assembly-line meth ods, go up almost in a flash; but. owing to a long waiting list, buyers must post deposits far in advance. One home looks much like another, but swimming pools and playgrounds make a big appeal.