HOUSING: Preview of '46

In Tuckahoe, Westchester County suburb of New York City, there were strange goings-on at the high school. On Monday morning, pupils reporting for home-economics class, in a model apartment on the first floor, discovered two open suitcases on the studio couch, a pair of trousers in a closet, a rich smell of coffee in the air.

Superintendent John C. Goff, just out of the Navy, had solved his housing problem the ingenious way. He and his wife, tired of sleeping on a sofa in a friend's living room, had set up housekeeping in the classroom, were finally enjoying a little...

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