HOUSING: Greenbelt

Of all the agencies established by the New Deal since 1933, Resettlement Administration, headed by Rexford Guy Tugwell, was possibly the most spectacular. Of all R. A.'s grandiose ventures, most spectacular was Greenbelt, irreverently known as "Tugwelltown," a model suburban town seven miles outside of Washington at Berwyn, Md.

In Washington one day last week, Secretary of Agriculture Henry A. Wallace made two announcements. One was that R. A., moribund since Dr. Tugwell resigned last winter, was at last officially dead. The other was that Greenbelt was at last ready for occupancy...