For This Series, And Its Constant Dollar Counterpart (02270), The Concept Of Expenditures, And The Type Of Construction Covered, Are The Same As Those Defined In The Commerce Department Series On "Value Of New Construction Put In Place, Private Nonfarm Residential New Housing Units." The Two Series As Presented In The Source Cover The Period 1889-1950. The Current Dollar Estimates Are Shown Here Only Through 1921, Since For That Year And Subsequent Years The Official Estimates Of The Bureau Of Labor Statistics And The Department Of Commerce Were Incorporated In The Blank Series. For Further Informaton Consult The Source Work Cited Above And Lipsey & Preston, Pp. 269-270. Source: David M. Blank, "The Volume Of Residential Construction, 1889-1950, " Technical Paper 9, New York, NBER, 1954, Table 18
This NBER data series a02269 appears on the NBER website in Chapter 2 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter02.html.
NBER Indicator: a02269
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
National Bureau of Economic Research, Expenditures For New Private Nonfarm Housekeeping Units for United States [A02269USA398NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/A02269USA398NNBR, February 9, 2016.