One of the buildings in Levittown that has been closed for a long period of time is the former Kmart building on the corner of Gardiners Avenue and Hempstead Turnpike.
An article in the Levittown Tribune from September of 2004 states that the building was one of 18 that Kmart sold to Home Depot across the United States. According to Town Councilman Gary Hudes, Home Depot still owns the lease on the property, and they expressed interest in building on it.
"We met with Home Depot a few months ago," Hudes said. "[They] expressed interest again in coming to Levittown. We checked on that, and they said they are still interested and they are going through their internal processes."
The empty lot was the site of a MoveOn.org protest in Levittown last November. Protesters said they chose the spot partially because the building had been closed for so long.