Levitt's Levittown has gone through
many changes. The affordable housing for our returning GI's for
approximately $7900 is now valued over $350,000 today. For the
original owners it was not a bad investment.
surprised to find out that Levittown is still the suburbs and never
turned into a ghetto.
Property values have increased dramatically over the years and it is
very rare for a homeowner not to be able to sell their home. With
an excellent school system, low taxes, low crime, easy access roadways,
and public transportation makes it easy for people to get to where they
need to go. Levittown is William Levitt's dream come true.
Today almost every house in Levittown
is different. In 1990, Levittown's population was 53,286. Billy Joel
lived in a Levitt house in Hicksville, his block bordered Levittown. He
eventually wrote a song called "Levittown", but later he re-wrote the
song and called it "Allentown."
The Smithsonian Institution in
Washington, DC, is still waiting for There is one Levittowner who still
lives in a rare unmodified Levitt home. The Smithsonian
Institution in Washington, D.C. wish for them to donate their house to the
Below is a Ranch home that has been
transformed over the years.