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HOUSING: Levitt's Buy-Back

For the past 2% years, International Telephone & Telegraph Corp. has been trying without success to find a buyer for its Levitt home-building business, which...

France: A Lesson from Levitt

Postwar prosperity has enabled Western Europe to catch up with the U.S. standard of living in such basic human needs as food and clothing. When it comes to...

HOUSING: Profits v. Shortage

In the Senate investigation into profits on Government-sponsored postwar housing, William J. Levitt, biggest U.S. housebuilder, took the stand last week. How,...

Housing: An Old Master Builds Again

The American dream of owning a home has been taking quite a beating lately, with the price of a new house averaging $100,100. But residents of Florida can...

Mergers: Appetite for More

Even in this hungry age of corporate mergers, Chairman-President Harold S. Geneen of International Telephone & Telegraph Corp. is remarkable for his appetite...

HOUSING: Up from the Potato Fields

(See Cover) On 1,200 flat acres of potato farmland near Hicksville, Long Island, an army of trucks sped over new-laid roads. Every 100 feet, the trucks...

STATE OF BUSINESS: Boom on Boom

The great U.S. housing boom, which the experts have prematurely buried at regular intervals since World War II, was still setting new records. Housing starts...

Design: The Atrium Way

The blueprint is as old as the hills, and the ancient hills of Rome at that. But the atrium house is fast becoming the newest thing in suburban housing, and...

Lowering the Boom

Until last week, Washington planned to tighten up gradually on credit to fight inflation. Then Chairman Stuart Symington of the National Security Resources...

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