INDUSTRY: Florida Flowers

Florida got ready for the biggest winter tourist rush in its history. Miami hotels are booked solid to mid-March, and incoming airline traffic is running 20% ahead of the 1956 peak. Altogether, 8,500,000 to 9,000,000 outstaters are planning to flock to Florida in the next twelve months—about 1,000,000 more than in the past year. To house the horde, the sun-blessed state is basking in her greatest building boom. In Miami alone, $75 million is going into new tourist facilities, including four new luxury hotels, nine Cadillac-class motels and 59 apartment buildings.

Kitchen TV. Builders this week put the fimsaing graces on...

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