|A Fortune ad. You can tell because there are Black people in it.|
But first I am going to take a step back and talk about lingering, hidden damage, because I've dragged The Civil Engineer in War for other reasons that will emerge in good time. (About now would be good, but there's only so much time in a week.)
|(From Charles William Knight and Sidney George Stork, "Nos. 1 and 2 Military Ports," Ibid, 2: 3--33, 10.)|
Which, by the way, is my provisional answer as to the difference between housing boom and housing crisis: price and availability of building materials.