Teaneck was selected as a Model Town by Army authorities from 10,000 communities in 1949. Here are some articles and a photo exhibit.
Democracy for Export -- From This Week Magazine of N. Y. Herald Tribune, Nov. 6, 1949
Teaneck On Film As Model Town -- From New York Times, Sept. 22, 1949
Teaneck As A Model Town -- A Photo Exhibit -- The photo exhibit was shown in Japan and other occupied countries.
Teaneck Seeks to Keep Pattern of Model Town for Commuters -- From N. Y. Herald Tribune, Sept. 9, 1951
Teaneck Town of Prosperous Jersey Commuters, Has One Privileged Class--Children-- From N. Y. Herald Tribune, May 18, 1952
Teaneck, N. J., Called Model of Democracy -- From N. Y. Herald Tribune, 1961 (exact date unknown)