Index to Deeds: 224 Commonwealth

The following is an index to property transfer deeds and party wall and building restriction agreements recorded at the Suffolk County Deed Registry from the original land purchase through December 31, 2010.  Mortgages, trust agreements, and other similar recorded documents are not included.  This index is intended as a guide only; actual deeds should be reviewed for details.

Transfers of Land and Buildings
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
05Dec1967 Bernard Smullin, Samuel Smullin, and Frederick Gefen, trustees, 224 Commonwealth Avenue Trust Herbert S. Cohen and Frederick Gefen, trustees, 224 Newbrook Realty Trust 8166 297
25Apr1967 David Cacciola Bernard Smullin, Samuel Smullin, and Frederick Gefen, trustees, 224 Commonwealth Avenue Trust 8113 452
19Sep1966 Industrial Finance Corporation (foreclosure of mortgage given by Clove Lakes Realty Corp.) David Cacciola 8074 238
26Jul1963 Geriatric Services, Inc. Clove Lakes Realty Corporation 7764 531
30Apr1962 Barney Goldstein, trustee Geriatric Services, Inc. 7644 177
13Apr1962 Barney Goldstein, trustee (foreclosure of mortgage given by Copley Hospital, Inc., to Joseph Kosow, Isadore A. Sherman, William Feinberg, Arthur T. Wasserman, Abbott N. Kahn, and Jack Kosow, and assigned by them to Barney Goldstein, trustee) Barney Goldstein, trustee 7641 302
09Apr1962 Barney Goldstein, trustee (foreclosure of mortgage given by Copley Hospital, Inc., to the Industrial Small Business investment Corporation assigned by it to Barney Goldstein, trustee) Barney Goldstein, trustee 7640 414
19May1956 Frank C. Romano Copley Hospital, Inc. 7154 168
10Apr1956 Copley Hospital, Inc. Frank C. Romano 7143 301
15Oct1954 Mary Calicchio Copley Hospital, Inc. 7001 407
24Apr1946 Howard S. Cosgrove Mary Calicchio, wife of David J. Calicchio 6219 361
20Mar1946 Gilbert W. Cox, guardian of Esther H. Kennedy, mortgage holder in possession Howard S. Cosgrove 6211 10
29Jun1933 Stanley R. Miller, mortgage holder in possession (assignment of mortgage and rights under entry made on 22Jun1932) Esther H. Kennedy 5451 264
29Jun1932 Raymond C. Leahy (evidence of possession on 22Jun1932 under foreclosure of mortgage given by Raymond Leahy to Joseph Wilens, assigned by him to Stanley R. Miller) Stanley R. Miller, mortgage holder in possession 5331 80
01Nov1927 Raymond C. Leahy 224 Commonwealth Avenue, Inc. 4978 239
03Oct1927 Joseph Wilens Raymond C. Leahy 4942 89
27Aug1927 Leavitt C. Parsons (foreclosure of mortgage given to William Zakon and assigned by him to Joseph Wilens; mortgage assumed by Orlando Better Homes Corporation) Joseph Wilens 4929 505
19Apr1927 Leavitt C. Parsons Orlando Better Homes Corporation 4897 319
19Dec1924 May M. Thompson Leavitt C. Parsons 4644 318
09May1923 Stanley W. Lovejoy (one-half undivided interest) May M. Thompson 4479 427
01Mar1923 Anna C. Coombes (one-half undivided interest) May M. Thompson 4479 427
01Mar1923 Stanley W. Lovejoy (one-half undivided interest) Anna C. Coombes 4466 143
01Nov1922 Charles W. Rowell Stanley W. Lovejoy 4412 301
24Jul1922 William O. Taylor, Frederic E. Snow, and Matthew C. Armstrong, executors of and trustees under the will of Charles H. Taylor Charles W. Rowell 4383 484
28Jun1920 Charles Boyden Charles H. Taylor 4235 628
26Feb1904 Freeman J. Doe Cora C. Boyden 2951 238
Transfers of Unimproved Land
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
11Oct1879 National Bank of Commerce of Boston (lot with 25 foot frontage) Freeman J. Doe 1472 148
28Jun1878 William O. Grover (foreclosure of mortgage by Nathan Matthews to Thomas Upham, assigned to William Grover) (lot with 338 foot frontage, running west from the land of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts) National Bank of Commerce of Boston 1427 49
18May1876 Nathan Matthews (lot with 358.75 foot frontage, running west from the land of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts) National Bank of Commerce of Boston 1329 62
19Nov1875 Harvey N. Shepard Nathan Matthews 1303 207
19Nov1875 Nathan Matthews, Henry D. Hyde, and Grenville T. W. Braman, trustees Harvey N. Shepard 1303 157
16Oct1873 Harvey N. Shepard Nathan Matthews, Henry D. Hyde, and Grenville T. W. Braman, trustees 1182 271
16Oct1873 Nathan Matthews Harvey N. Shepard 1182 270
30May1873 David N. Skillings, trustee of an indenture between David N. Skillings, Charles Whitney, David Whitney, Jr., and Lawrence Barnes Nathan Matthews 1163 259
08Feb1871 Nathan Matthews David N. Skillings, trustee 1034 85
08Feb1871 Franklin Haven Nathan Matthews 1034 56
02Jan1871 Nathan Matthews Franklin Haven 1029 239
02Jan1871 David Sears, Jr., Frederick R. Sears, and Knyvet Sears Nathan Matthews 1029 233
Party Wall Stipulations in land transfer deeds governing wall between 222 Commonwealth and 224 Commonwealth
Date Grantor Grantee Book Page
10May1879 National Bank of Commerce of Boston (seller of lot at 222 Commonwealth) Benjamin F. Guild (purchaser of lot at 222 Commonwealth) 1456 133
Party Wall Stipulations in land transfer deeds governing wall between 224 Commonwealth and 226 Commonwealth
Date Grantor Grantee Book Page
11Oct1879 National Bank of Commerce of Boston (seller of lot at 224 Commonwealth) Freeman J. Doe (purchaser of lot at 224 Commonwealth) 1472 148
Building Restriction Agreement
Date Parties to the Agreement Book Page
12Jun1876 Owners of property on Commonwealth and Newbury between the land of the Commonwealth on the east, and Gloucester Street on the west: Susie A. Braman, Charles H. Mann, George B. Hyde, Asa P. Potter, N. Matthews, National Bank of Commerce, George H. Braman, Boylston National Bank of Boston, D. J. Potter 1330 300
Preservation Restriction Agreement
Date of Deed Party One Party Two Book Page
16Nov2005 224 Newbrook Realty Trust National Architectural Trust, Inc. 42874 164