Index to Deeds: 384 Commonwealth

The following is an index to property transfer deeds, party wall stipulations, and building restriction agreements recorded at the Suffolk County Deed Registry from the original land purchase through December 31, 2017. 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
30Jul2006 The Torrington LLC LDJ Development LLC 40317 135
26Jun2003 Ronald F. Cahaly, trustee, Three 84 Comm. Ave. Trust The Torrington LLC 31862 278
23Apr1984 Michael C. Stone, trustee, Commvest Associates Trust Ronald F. Cahaly, trustee. Three 84 Comm. Ave. Trust 10895 331
31Aug1979 Donald E. Crown, individually and as general partner of Faulkner Commonwealth Associates Michael C. Stone and Herbert Shapiro, trustees, Commvest Associates Trust 9248 108
29Nov1974 John H. Ayvazian, Jr., trustee, Fourth Dexter Trust, and Sona N. Najarian Donald E. Crown, general partner of Faulkner Commonwealth Associates 8755 280
01Mar1974 Joel H. Greenstein and Marcus Greenstein, trustees, Annese Road Realty Trust (foreclosure of mortgage) John H. Ayvazian, Jr., trustee, Fourth Dexter Trust, and Sona N. Najarian 8693 507
25Jul1972 Mary N. Ayvazian, individually and as trustee, Fourth Dexter Trust, and Sona N. Nazarian Joel H. Greenstein and Marcus Greenstein, trustees, Annese Road Realty Trust 8552 333
03Dec1969 Mary M. Ayvazian (one-half undivided interest) Mary M. Ayvazian, trustee, Foutth Dexter Trust 8331 612
07Apr1969 John H. Ayvazian, Jr., Nubar J. Dinjian, George Najarian, and Thomas Moranian, trustees, Penwood Realty Trust Sona N. Najarian and Mary N. Ayvazian 8274 683
20Aug1964 George L. Reef George Najarian, Thomas Moranian, Nubar J. Dinjian, and John h. Ayvazian, Jr., trustees, Penwood Realty Trust 7883 236
10Oct1962 Sam C. Wong, trustee, J. T. Dennis Realty Trust George L. Reef 7688 194
22Jun1961 Sam C. Wong and Grace E. Wong, husband and wife Sam C. Wong, trustee, J. T. Dennis Realty Trust 7566 401
15Jun1961 Winthrop Parkway, Inc. Sam C. Wong and Grace E. Wong, husband and wife 7564 466
31Aug1953 384 Commonwealth Ave., Inc. Winthrop Parkway, Inc. 6895 6895
24May1948 Cambridge Housing Corporation 384 Commonwealth Ave., Inc. 6431 196
01Jun1943 William T. Kerkin Cambridge Housing Corporation 6038 385
01Jun1943 Union Savings Bank of Boston William T. Kerkin 6038 381
25Jan1938 Brookline Real Estate and Investment Company, a partnership of William H. Dyer, Stanley Ward, Abraham Cohen, and Frederick J. Mahoney Union Savings Bank of Boston 5710 584
30Dec1936 Florence E. Carver Brookline Real Estate and Investment Co. 5643 308
29Dec1936 Stanley Ward and Frederick J. Mahoney, trustees, Ward Realty Trust Florence E. Carver 5643 307
28Apr1933 Union Savings Bank of Boston Stanley Ward and Frederick J. Mahoney, trustees, Ward Realty Trust 5380 409
27Apr1933 Sarah E. Rutan (foreclosure of mortgage) Union Savings Bank 5379 170
19Jan1905 James Sumner Draper Charles H. Rutan 3016 319
22Nov1904 Otto B. Cole James Sumner Draper 3005 200
08Jul1902 Proprietors of the Cemetery of Mount Auburn, in trust for its Repair Fund Otto B. Cole 2837 360
25Apr1902 George P. Ridgway (foreclosure of mortgage) (lot with 27 foot frontage and building) Proprietors of the Cemetery of Mount Auburn, in trust for its Repair Fund 2821 392
Transfers of Unimproved Land
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
20Feb1896 Frederick J. Wise (lot with 27 foot frontage) George P. Ridgway 2340 73
20Feb1896 Third National Bank of Boston (lot with 27 foot frontage) Frederick J. Wise 2340 65
10Jan1894 John Collamore Hatch (lot with 27 foot frontage) Third National Bank of Boston 2248 86
10Jan1894 Francis B. Sears (lot with 27 foot frontage) John Collamore Hatch 2248 84
09Dec1891 Thomas O. Richardson and Mary R. Richardson, husband and wife (lot with 27 foot frontage) Francis B. Sears 2033 257
30Jan1886 Henry M. Whitney, Grenville T. W. Braman, and Henry D. Hyde, trustees, The Park Entrance Lands trust (lot with 54.08 foot frontage) Thomas O. Richardson and Mary R. Richardson, husband and wife 1711 139
15Oct1880 Boston Water Power Company Henry M. Whitney, Grenville T. W. Braman, and Henry D. Hyde, trustees, The Park Entrance Lands trust 1506 195
15Oct1880 Dwight Foster, Gilman Collamore, and George Richardson, trustees for bonds issued by the Boston Water Power Co. Henry M. Whitney, Grenville T. W. Braman, and Henry D. Hyde, trustees, The Park Entrance Lands trust 1506 193
Party wall stipulations included in land transfer deed with respect to party wall between 382 Commonwealth and 384 Commonwealth
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
30Jan1886 Henry M. Whitney, Grenville T. W. Braman, and Henry D. Hyde, trustees, The Park Entrance Lands trust (sellers of lot at 382 Commonwealth) Susan W. Farwell (purchaser of lot at 382 Commonwealth) 1715 187
30Jan1886 Henry M. Whitney, Grenville T. W. Braman, and Henry D. Hyde, trustees, The Park Entrance Lands trust (sellers of lot at 384 Commonwealth) Thomas O. Richardson and Mary R. Richardson, husband and wife (purchasers of lot at 384 Commonwealth) 1711 139
 
Party wall stipulations included in land transfer deed with respect to party wall between 384 Commonwealth and 386 Commonwealth
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
09Dec1891 Thomas O. Richardson and Mary R. Richardson, husband and wife (sellers of lot at 384 Commonwealth) Francis B. Sears (purchaser of lot at 384 Commonwealth) 2033 257
09Dec1891 Thomas O. Richardson and Mary R. Richardson, husband and wife (sellers of lot at 386 Commonwealth) Charles I. Giddings (purchaser of lot at 386 Commonwealth) 2033 259
Building restriction agreement by owners of property on the south side of Commonwealth and north side of Newbury between Massachusetts Avenue and Charlesgate East, allowing bay windows to extend into the alley, provided that they extend no further than three feet and are at least 19 feet above the surface of the passageway
Date Parties to Agreement Book Page
01Jul1908 Henry M. Williams individually and as co-trustee, Somerset Hotel Trust; John D. Hardy, trustee, Avenue Realty Trust; Cambridgeport Savings Bank; A. L. K. Volkmann; Charles H. Rutan, Schuyler S. Bartlett, and Henry B. Cabot, trustees under the will of Henry Lee; Charles R. Batt and Walter R. Dyer, trustees, 399 Newbury Street; Benjamin D, Hyde, executor of the estate of H. D. Hyde; E. Florence Macconnell; Louisa P. Russell; Robert L. Winkley, conservator of the estate of Albert Pope; and Frank D. Ellison 3518 48