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Author Baxandall, Rosalyn, 1939-2015

Title Picture windows : how the suburbs happened / Rosalyn Baxandall and Elizabeth Ewen.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Basic Books, [2000]


Location Call No. Status
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  307.76 BAXANDALL    Check Shelf
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  307.76 B355P    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Non Fiction  307.7609 BAXANDALL c.3  Check Shelf
Description xxii, 298 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-289) and index.
Contents 1. The Gold Coast. --2. The second Industrial Revolution: mass production makes a dent. --3. Suburban birth pangs. --4. Housing the masses: ideas and experiments. --5. The New Deal: one third of a nation still unhoused. --6. The common good: public or private. --7. World War II: baptism by fire. --8. Postwar housing politics: the McCarthy hearings on housing. --9. Home ownership: is it sound? --10. The master builders and the creation of modern suburbia. --11. The new suburban culture: living in Levittown. --12. America, love it or levitt. --13. Suburban segregation. --14. The battle for integration. --15. Old towns, new families. --16. Utopia revisited. --17. New immigrants.
Subject Suburbs -- New York (State) -- Long Island.
Suburban life -- New York (State) -- Long Island.
Suburbs -- United States.
Suburban life -- United States.
Added Author Ewen, Elizabeth.
ISBN 0465070450
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