Books: Houses

HOUSING AMERICA—The Editors of Fortune—Harcourt, Brace ($2). How much does it cost to build a house? And what kind of a house? And what should it cost? And what should it be like? Describing housing as an industry the Industrial Revolution passed by, these reprinted articles by FORTUNE'S editors give the facts of the building industry as it is today, the well-authenticated indications of what housing will be tomorrow. Twenty-three pages of half-tones give a graphic commentary on its concise, challenging comment.


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