REAL ESTATE: Roman Candles

Real-Estate Promoter William Zeckendorf, whose plans shoot out as fast and colorfully as flaming gobbets from a Roman candle, moved into Dallas last week and popped an idea that had even Texans agape. He announced that his Manhattan realty firm of Webb & Knapp and a group of well-heeled oilmen are in the process of acquiring 5,000 acres of choice land between Dallas and Fort Worth for $10 million. Their plan: to turn the land into the world's biggest "industrial park," a roaring "prairie boom town" where 100,000 people would work in...

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