RACES: A Lift in Living

The Chicago suburb of Markham looks like any of the thousands of bedroom communities that rim the cities of the nation: its lawns are well trimmed, its homes are split level or ranch, its streets neat and winding. To the 40O-home subdivision of Park Terrace in Markham last week drove a young, house-hunting couple. They cruised for a while, stopped off at the sales office, asked Sales Manager Milton Lewis to take them through the model homes. "Certainly," said Lewis. "Of course, you folks are aware that Park Terrace is a Negro...

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