Index to Deeds: 253 Commonwealth

The following is an index to property transfer deeds, party wall agreements, and easements recorded at the Suffolk County Deed Registry from the original land purchase through December 31, 2021.  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

27Dec2021

Alumni Association of TEP, Inc., successor by merger to M. I. T. Alumni of T. E. P. Student Aid Foundation, Inc.

TEP House LLC

66929

89

28Jul1993

Joseph W. Chapman, Mark Holthouse, Elliott Bradshaw, trustees, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Alumni of T. E. P. Student Aid Foundation (confirmatory deed)

M. I. T. Alumni of T. E. P. Student Aid Foundation, Inc.

18419

289

17Feb1979

Sanders D. Heller, Harris Jacobs, and Jules Byron, trustees, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Alumni of T. E. P. Student Aid Foundation

Massachusetts Institute of technology Alumni of T. E. P. Student Aid Foundation, Inc.

9291

294

02Sep1958

Chrest Dounelis (also known as Christopher A. Dounelis)

Saul J. Copellman, Alfred W. Halper, Haskell Ostroff, and Erwin E. Cooper, trustees, Massachusetts Institute of Techology Alumni of T. E. P. Student Aid Foundation

7337

486

20Jun1956

Rocco DiNanno and Joseph A. DiNanno

Chrest Dounelis

7160

428

28Jul1955

Comm-Berkeley Associates, Inc., also doing business as Commonwealth Berkeley Associates, Inc.

Rocco DiNanno and Joseph A. DiNanno

7077

279

07Jan1955

Curry College, formerly known as School of Expression

Commonwealth Berkeley Associates, Inc.

7024

466

18Dec1948

Arthur S. Johnson

Curry College

6487

177

31Mar1905

William A. Munroe, Emma J. Fitz, and Charles S. Dana, trustees under the will of Eustice C. Fitz for the benefit of Sarah J. Fitz

Arthur S. Johnson

3038

417

11Jun1889

Harriet E. Mansfield

Eustice C. Fitz

1882

539

26Oct1887

Nathaniel B. Mansfield

Harriet E. Mansfield

1796

40

10Nov1883

Henry O. Roberts and Julia B. Rhodes, his wife (release of dower interest)

Nathaniel B. Mansfield

1617

256

28Mar1881

Henry O. Roberts (lot with 26 foot frontage and dwelling house)

Nathaniel B. Mansfield

1519

305

 

Transfers of Unimproved Land

Date of Deed

Grantor

Grantee

Book

Page

08May1880

Samuel H. Whitwell (lot with 52 foot frontage)

Henry O. Roberts and Nathaniel B. Mansfield

1493

294

24Jan1880

Brooks Fenno (lot with 52 foot frontage)

S. Horatio Whitwell

1481

273

04Jun1879

Robert W. Emmons, Nathaniel H. Emmons, and Samuel F. Emmons, executors of the will of Nathaniel H. Emmons; Robert W. Emmons, Nathaniel H. Emmons, and Samuel F. Emmons, trustees under said will for the benefit of Elizabeth W. Emmons and others; Robert W. Emmons, Nathaniel H. Emmons, and Benjamin Brewster, trustees under said will for the benefit of Annie W. Brewster and others; and Robert W. Emmons, Nathaniel H. Emmons, Samuel F. Emmons, George B. Emmons, and Arthur B. Emmons, individually (lot with 52 foot frontage)

Brooks Fenno

1459

298

20Apr1866

J. Templeman Coolidge, Franklin Evans, and Charles Henry Parker, trustees (lot with 26 foot frontage)

Nathaniel H. Emmons

1025

186

20Apr1866

J. Templeman Coolidge, Franklin Evans, and Charles Henry Parker, trustees (lot with 26 foot frontage)

Nathaniel H. Emmons

1025

187

29Jan1866

Boston Water Power Company

J. Templeman Coolidge, Franklin Evans, and Charles Henry Parker, trustees

871

183

 

Easement permitting the encroachment by a stair headhouse at 255 Commonwealth over the eastern half of the party wall between 253 Commonwealth and 255 Commonwealth

Date

Party One

Party Two

Book

Page

18Sep1988

Massachusetts Institute of technology Alumni of Student Aid Foundation (owners of 253 Commonwealth)

John M. Eames, trustee, 255 Commonwealth Avenue Realty Trust (owner of 255 Commonwealth)

15803

280

 

Party Wall Agreements

Date

Party One

Party Two

Book

Page

16Oct1880

Nathaniel B. Mansfield and Henry O. Roberts (owners of lot at 253 Commonwealth)

Joseph S. Bigelow (owner of lot at 251 Commonwealth)

1506

206