Ходжа Н. (hojja_nusreddin) wrote,
Ходжа Н.
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начало американской субурбии: Левиттаун, Нюёрк


Levittown, is a hamlet in the Town of Hempstead in Long Island, in Nassau County, New York

- Levittown gets its name from its builder, the firm of Levitt & Sons, Inc.
- founded by Abraham Levitt on August 2, 1929,
- which built the district as a planned community between 1947 and 1951.
- Sons William and Alfred served as the company's president and chief architect and planner, respectively.

Levittown was the first truly mass-produced suburb

- is widely regarded as the archetype for postwar suburbs throughout the country.
- William Levitt, who assumed control of Levitt & Sons in 1954, is considered the father of modern suburbia in the United States




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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Levittown,_New_York#Place_in_American_culture
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tract_housing
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