First suburb Levittown celebrates 60 ...

First suburb Levittown celebrates 60 years

There are 63 comments on the Newsday story from Jan 27, 2007, titled First suburb Levittown celebrates 60 years. In it, Newsday reports that:

The area of Long Island that would become synonymous with suburbia was farmland on the edge of the Hempstead Plains until William J. Levitt arrived in 1947 to build the development that shares his surname.

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Georgia Girl

Athens, GA

#65 Jun 27, 2012
Georgia Girl wrote:
Sorry ya'll, just realized I lived in the "other" Levittown in PA and forgot about the Levittown in NY. Same developer, same home type, similar memories.
OK wait a minute, this thread is about the Levittown in PA not NY. It's all OK we seem to have similar memories probably because they were "mirror" communities.
Elaine DAmico

Beverly Hills, FL

#69 Jun 22, 2014
LMHS wrote:
hanging at the mushrooms...eating pizza at sammy's and going to the abbey or brothers pub.
fond memories.
In 1968, I was in 8th grade at Levittown Memorial High School (then moved). I had big letters written on one of my textbook cover: LMHS...Lennon, McCartney, Harrison and Starkey.
bigtool

Old Bridge, NJ

#70 Jun 23, 2014
Levittown the original white trash development in America.

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