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Signs of Revival in Residential Construction
Increasing Activity in the Building Industry
Revival of residential construction is the most eagerly awaited sign of a new advance toward prosperity. During the recovery period from 1935 through the first half of 1937, while many industries approached or surpassed their 1929 levels, activity in the building trades remained far below the peaks which had been reached 10 years before.
Although the value of new residential buildings for the first six ...