Levittown

   Levittown was the name of the first town of massproduced, affordable single-family homes built by William J. Levitt on Long Island, New York, with a population of more than 10,000 between 1947 and 1951. Similar towns were established outside Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1951 through 1955 and in New Jersey in 1958. The New Jersey Levittown is now called Willingboro.

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  • Levittown — Levittown, Puerto Rico Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Levittown, Puerto Rico [[Image:|70px|Escudo oficial deLevittown, Puerto Rico]] …   Wikipedia Español

  • Levittown — Levittown, PR U.S. comunidad in Puerto Rico Population (2000): 30140 Housing Units (2000): 11299 Land area (2000): 2.269729 sq. miles (5.878570 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.260005 sq. miles (0.673409 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.529734 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Levittown — is the name of some large suburban developments created in the United States of America by William Levitt and his company Levitt Sons: *Willingboro Township, New Jersey which was briefly known as Levittown *Levittown, New York The first Levittown …   Wikipedia

  • Levittown — bezeichnet mehrere vorstädtische Siedlungen in den Vereinigten Staaten, die von William Levitt und seiner Firma Levitt Sons entworfen wurden: Levittown (New York), das erste Levittown; war ursprünglich als Island Trees bekannt Levittown… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Levittown —   [ levɪtaʊn], Wohnsiedlung (in Fertigbauweise) im östlichen Vorortbereich von New York, USA, auf Long Island, (1990) 53 300 Einwohner (1970: 65 400 Einwohner). 1947 besonders für Kriegsveteranen gegründet und von der Firma A. S. Levitt errichtet …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Levittown, NY — U.S. Census Designated Place in New York Population (2000): 53067 Housing Units (2000): 17410 Land area (2000): 6.876200 sq. miles (17.809275 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 6.876200 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Levittown, PA — U.S. Census Designated Place in Pennsylvania Population (2000): 53966 Housing Units (2000): 19044 Land area (2000): 10.164013 sq. miles (26.324672 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.062357 sq. miles (0.161504 sq. km) Total area (2000): 10.226370 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Levittown, PR — U.S. comunidad in Puerto Rico Population (2000): 30140 Housing Units (2000): 11299 Land area (2000): 2.269729 sq. miles (5.878570 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.260005 sq. miles (0.673409 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.529734 sq. miles (6.551979 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Levittown — used figuratively for generic suburban tract housing, Amer.Eng., from the vast planned real estate developments built by the firm Levitt & Sons Inc., the first on Long Island, 1946 51 (more than 17,000 homes), the second north of Philadelphia… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Levittown — [lev′it toun΄] [after Levitt & Sons, Inc., builders of planned towns] 1. city in SE N.Y., on Long Island: pop. 53,000 2. city in SE Pa., northeast of Philadelphia: pop. 54,000 …   English World dictionary

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