Levittown, NY

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Levittown, NY
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The Birthplace of Suburbia
Language(s) Spoken: English

Levittown, NY is where Penny and Connie find and capture a man the Company believes can teleport. It is an unincorporated suburb of New York City located on Long Island in Nassau County.

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Graphic Novel:Faces, Part 1

From a car parked outside a Levittown home, Penny and Connie watch for signs of a target. Penny spots the target wave goodbye to his girlfriend. When the girlfriend has left and their target has returned inside, Connie alters Penny's appearance such that Penny resembles the girlfriend exactly except for her clothes. Penny then successfully impersonates the girlfriend, and gets the target to let her inside.

Graphic Novel:Faces, Part 2

Thompson, Jr. goes to a Levittown home to confront a woman with whom he slept. He is confused when he sees Penny and the woman, both looking exactly alike. Connie and the Haitian sort out the confusion by reverting Penny to her normal appearance and erasing the memory of the other woman, respectively.

Trivia

  • Levittown gets its name from its builder, the firm of Levitt & Sons, Inc., which built it as a planned community between 1947 and 1951. Levittown is often called "the Birthplace of Suburbia" as it was the first truly mass-produced suburb and is widely regarded as the archetype for suburbs built after World War II throughout the country.
  • Before Levitt & Sons began construction, the area was known as Island Trees and mainly consisted of potato farms.
  • Levittown began being formed after May 7, 1947, when Levitt and Sons publicly announced their plan to build 2,000 mass-produced rental homes for veterans on their Island Trees land. In 1949, Levitt and Sons discontinued building rental houses and turned their attention to building a larger, more modern house, which they called a "ranch".
  • On July 3, 1950, William Levitt was featured on the front cover of Time magazine for his successful construction business. The building firm, Levitt and Sons, originally headed by Abraham Levitt and his two sons, William and Alfred, built four planned communities called "Levittown" (in New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Puerto Rico), but Levittown, New York was the first and most famous. It remains one of the largest mass-produced suburbs in the United States.

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