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6-8 E. 39th St.
at Sth Ave.
Full Commission to Brokers
Daniel H. Jackson, Owner
135 Broadway Tel. Rector S569
or May 1st.
Real Estate Brokers
Fifth and Park Avenue Districts
E^cient Property Management
Plaza, 9200 15 East 49th St.
Member Raal EsUte Bou'd. N. Y.
Real Estate—Mortgage Loans
Phone: Rector 86S8-US(
BROOKS & MOMAND
Member of Real Estate Board
Real Estate Mortgages
115 BROADWAY Phone 2267 n^^t„
CHARLES B. VAN VALEN. INC.
Member Real Estate Board of N. Y.
no WILLIAM STREET
Phone: 6000 Beekman
PENN. TERMINAL SECTION
H. M. Weill Co.
Tel. Loneacre 2290-2817 221 West Mrd St.
Real Estate Operator
565 Sth Ave.
Phone Vanderbilt I72S
BUY AND SELL HIGH-CLASS
BROKERS ARE INVITED TO SUBMIT
PROPOSITIONS—Qultk Decision QIVM.
22S» BROADWAY, AT «2nd STREET
Snite 6 Phone; Schuyler 2897
REAL ESTATE OPERATOR
50 EAST 42nd STREET
RECORD AND GUIDE
Big Deal in Harlem FlaU
Meister Builders, Inc., bought from the Hurtra
Realty Corporation 201-203 West 117th at, 144-
148 St. Nicholas av and rJ40-lU46 Seventh av,
comprising the 117th st block front between
the two avenues, two 7-sty elevator apartment
houses with stores, and known as the Hamptons,
on a plot fronting 99.9 feet on the street, 118.5
feet on St. Nicholas av and 100,11 teet on
Seventh av, with a rear width of IGLSy^ feet.
The structures contain a total of 42 apart¬
ments and 10 stores. They were held at ?uOO,-
000. M. Aronson and B. Harris were the
Theatre Buys Leasehold
From Mary A. Cassidy the Selwyn Realty
Corporation has acquired the fee to the land
which it has held under lease at the 42d st
entrance to the Selwyn Theatre. The site just
acquired is assessed by the city at $230,000.
The structure which occupies the site is a con¬
tinuation of the main theatre, a 3-sty building,
at 240 to 248 West 43d st, on a plot yO.SxlOO.
In a deal closed about 5 years ago the Selwyns
secured through purchase and lease the plot on
43d st as well as the holdings at 215 to 231
West 42d St. On the combined site they built
the Selwyn, Apollo and Times Square theatres,
which were completed last tall. The 42d st
side of the plot adjoins the Lyric and Republic
A loan of $500,000 has also been obtained by
the Selwyn interests from the New York Title
and Mortgage Co. on the Selwyn Theatre. The
loan runs tor 5 years and bears interest at the
rate of 6 per cent.
Estate Sells West Broadway Comer
William A. White & Sons sold for the estate
of Margaret J. P. Graves to Joseph L. Cohen, of
the Standard Supply Co., 158 to 166 West Broad¬
way, southwest corner of Worth st, two 5-sty
brick tenement houses and one 4-sty brick tene¬
ment house, all with stores, on a plot 80x51. A
modern building will be erected on the plot by
the new owner.
J. G. Blaine Club Buys Home
The James G. Blaine Republican Club pur¬
chased the 4-sty building, 23.10x73.8, at 236
East Broadway, which it has occupied for more
than 20 years. The property was owned by
the Broad Division Realties Co., H. J. Under¬
bill, president. Charles R. Faruolo was the
Fine House Sold for Occupancy
Mrs. Gladys B. Thayer sold to George Moffett
her new 5-sty American basement residence, 22x
100.5, at 1.32 East 71st st. which was recently
built for her from plans by Frederick Sterner.
The buyer is a well known New Yorker, who will
occupy the property. The house has an electric
elevator, several enclosed sleeping porches and
there is a fornip.l garden in the rear. It was held
at .$135,000. Douglas L. Ellman & Co. were the
brokers. This is the third house sold in this
block between Park and Lexington avs. The
others were 1.30 and 128.
Fine Park Avenue House Bought
Douglas L. Elliman & Co. sold for Mrs. Linley
R. Williams, of Paris, France, her former resi¬
dence here, at .SS2-884 Park av, a 5-sty Amer¬
ican basement dwelling, on a plot 20.2x75, be¬
tween 78th and 79th sts.
This house, which is a combination of two
small house made by the former owner, Mrs.
Edith Wharton, the novelist, was held at $90,-
000. It has been purchased for occupancy by
Charles E. Curtis, a New York banker.
Bank Buys Union Square Corner
The Corn Exchange Bank purchased the 6-sty
building at the south corner of Union Square
East and 16th st, from Edward C. Parish. The
property, which occupies a plot 26x125, Is
partially occupied by the bank. Geo. R. Read
& Co. were tbe brokers. The bank had pre¬
viously leased the property for its Union Square
Former Ambassador Sells House
Joseph E. Willard. formerly Ambassador to
Spain, sold through Ruland & Benjamin and
Harris, Vought & Co. 151 East 74th st, adjoin¬
ing the northeast corner of Lexington av, a
4-sty and basement stone dwelling, on a lot
18.6x102.2. The buyer will remodel the struc¬
Mr. Willard has bought a home in tbe new
Sutton pl social colony on the upper East Side.
School Buys West End Avenue Comer
P. Arthur Clawson. headmaster and owner of
the Columbia Preparatory School, purchased
the 5-sty dwelling, on a lot 23x80, at the south¬
west corner of West End av and 8.nth st, for¬
merly occupied by the Hamilton Institute for
Boys, from Mrs. C. P. Smith. Bryan L. Ken¬
nelly was to have sold the property at auction
on March 1. It will be remodeled for the new
owner, and in addition the school will continue
to use its present building at the northwest
corner of West End av and 88th st as a girls'
March 11, 1922
Sell Big Height* Apartment*
The Rockclyffe and Highmount apartments at
the southeast comer of Broadway and 14l8t
st have been purchased by Charles Galewski
from the Charles Development Corporation,
which valued them at $425,000. They are 6
and 7 stories in height, with elevators, and the
plot measures 10 feet on Broadway and 120 feet
on 141st St. The properties yield an annual
rental of $60,000. The brokers in the deal were
Edward Crosby & Co. and Joseph Relss.
Buy* Tiemann Hall Apartment*
Morris Sualow sold for a client to John Kapz-
man 61-69 Tiemann pl, a 6-sty and basement
brick and stone elevator apartment house,
known as Tiemann Hall, on a plot 100x152,81
irregular, adjoining the northeast corner of
Riverside dr. The property was formerly
known as 610-625 West 127th st. It was held at
$400,000. The building is named for Daniel
P. Tiemann, an early mayor of New York, who
had his country seat on the site.
Closing of a Notable Sale
Deeds were recorded in the County Register'*
office on March 7 which put the finishing touches
on a transaction through which the Fox Film
Realty Corporation assumes full ownership of
the block front on the east side of Tenth av,
between 55th and 56th sts, on which stands the
building housing the executive offices and the
studios of the Pox Film Corporation. The trans¬
fer also includes the building itself, which the
realty company has leased to the film cor¬
poration at an annual rental of ^200,000, and
several adjoining parcels on the side streets.
The sellers of the property are the Balmore
Realty Co. There are mortgages aggregating
.$274,500 on the properties conveyed, which In¬
clude the northeast corner of 55th at, the south¬
east comer ot 56th st, and 436 to 442 Weat
At the same time there was also recorded
a 25-year loan on the property by the American
Bond and Mortgage Co., which will issue bonds
against the lien. The Pox Film Realty Cor¬
poration was represented in the deal by Alex¬
ander P. Kempner and Saul G. Rogers. Rob-
bert Beck represented the American Bond and
Sales of Dyckman Corners
David Stewart sold tor Minturn Post Collins
the plot, 50x100, at the southwest corner of
Sherman av and Academy st to the L. & B.
Construction Co., which will erect apartment
houses with stores. The plot was held at
The newly formed Halpern & Rappaport
Realty Co.. with M. Halpern and A. Rappaport
as directors, purchased tbe vacant plot, 50x100,
at the northwest corner ot Broadway and 192d
st for improvement with two 2-family houses.
The new company is represented by Emanuel
I. Silversteln, attorney.
Sale in the Battery Zone
Joseph P. Day,-in conjunction with William
A. White & Sons, sold tor a client to Charles I.
Taylor 10-12 Stone st through to 27-20 Bridge
St. the group being two 5-sty brick buildings
on Stone st, on a plot 43.3x46 and two 5-sty
brick buildings on Bridge st, on a plot 36.8x
ri8,2x irregular, between Whitehall and Broad
The property was held at about $225,000 and
the purchase price was approximately this fig¬
ure. One-half block to the west is the subway
station at Whitehall and Bridge sts. The
buildings on this plot were erected in 1847.
REAL ESTATE NOTES.
ADAMS & CO. have moved to the second floor
in 170 Fifth av. where they will have greater
facilities for their growing business and a
larger renting force. The firm specializes in
the management and rental of business property
in the di.'=;trict between Canal and 42d sts.
GEORGE H. CORTH. formerly with Frederick
Fox & Co., Inc., has embarked in the real
estate business on his own account, with offices
in the Canadian Pacific building, .S42 Madison
av. Mr. Corth will specialize in the manage¬
ment of property and also place fire insurance.
He has had 8 years of practical managerial ex¬
perience in New York.
CROSS & BROWN" CO. leased for the Railroad
Co-operative Building and Loan Association to
the Lexington Radio & Electric Co., Inc., the
store and basement at 439 Lexington av, and
not 39 Lexington av, as was reported.
DOUGLAS L. ELLIMAN & CO.. INC.. an¬
nounce that Waldo Smith and Charles D. Holt
are now associated with them in their commer¬
cial properties department. Mr. Smith was for¬
merly in the office of Slawson & Hobbs and Mr.
Holt with Huberth & Huberth.
SAGAMORE LAND CO., representing William
Woodward, is the buyer of the 6-sty apartment
house and the adjoining dwelling at the south¬
east corner of Madison av and 79th st, Bold