Index to Deeds: 509 Beacon

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, 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
12Mar2002 Marilyn Kapetanakis Marilyn Kapetanakis, trustee, 509 Beacon Street Realty Trust 28173 304
25Oct1977 William Paul Feldkamp Marilyn Kapetanakis 8998 582
28Apr1975 Rose Bornstein (formerly Rose Rochelle), trustee, Rochelle Realty Trust (4Nov1960) William Paul Feldkamp 8782 383
10Jan1975 Phillip Lemelman, trustee, Bethan Realty Trust Rose Bornstein (formerly Rose Rochelle), trustee, Rochelle Realty Trust (4Nov1960) 8778 170
15Nov1966 Joseph E. Coppola and Susan B. Coppola, trustees, J. E. Coppola Realty Trust Phillip Lemelman, trustee, Bethan Realty Trust 8081 297
15Mar1966 Joseph E. Coppola and Susan B. Coppola, husband and wife Joseph E. Coppola and Susan B. Coppola, trustees, J. E. Coppola Realty Trust 8027 143
07Mar1966 Josephine D’Amore Joseph E. Coppola and Susan B. Coppola, husband and wife 8023 757
23Jul1945 Jennie D’Amore Josephine D’Amore 6332 457
01May1945 Howard S. Cosgrove Jennie D’Amore 6150 230
01May1945 Benjamin Lipsky Howard S. Cosgrove 6150 227
28Apr1944 Howard S. Cosgrove Benjamin Lipsky 6150 226
26Apr1944 Old Colony Trust Company, trustees under the will of Samuel Seabury Allen (three-fourths undivided interest) Howard S. Cosgrove 6090 322
24Apr1944 E. Sohier Welch and George E. Brown, administrators of the estate of Edith Seabury Nichols (one-eighth undivided interest) Howard S. Cosgrove 6090 323
17Apr1944 Marjorie Binney Carter, formerly Marjory [sic] Doane Allen (unspecified interest) Howard S. Cosgrove 6090 324
14Apr1944 Frederick H. Nichols (release of interest) Howard S. Cosgrove 6090 326
14Apr1944 Humphrey T. Nichols (release of interest) Howard S. Cosgrove 6090 326
Transfers of Unimproved Land: Lot with 20 foot frontage composed of Lot with 15 foot frontage to the east and lot with 5 foot frontage to the west
Lot with 15 foot frontage
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
16Feb1887 Louis Curtis (lot with 15 foot frontage) Samuel S. Allen 1762 9
24Nov1885 Lewis S. Dabney (lot with 75 foot frontage) Louis Curtis 1702 468
31Oct1885 Henry M. Whitney (lot with 75 foot frontage) Lewis S. Dabney 1699 358
06Apr1885 Francis W. Palfrey, Francis A. Osborn, and Grenville T. W. Braman, trustees of Commonwealth Avenue Lands (confirmatory deed) Henry M. Whitney 1672 628
20Mar1885 Francis A. Osborn and Grenville T. W. Braman, a majority of the trustees of Commonwealth Avenue Lands (Francis W. Palfrey, the remaining trustee, being absent from Massachusetts) Henry M. Whitney 1671 41
01Jun1880 Dwight Foster, Gilman Collamore, and George F. Richardson, trustees under a bond indenture with the Boston Water Power Company dated 1Jun1874 (release) Francis W. Palfrey, Francis A. Osborn, and Grenville T. W. Braman, trustees 1495 6
01Jun1880 Boston Water Power Company Francis W. Palfrey, Francis A. Osborn, and Grenville T. W. Braman, trustees 1495 9
Lot with 5 foot frontage
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
15Jan1887 Francis A. Osborn and Grenville T. W. Braman, a majority of the trustees of Commonwealth Avenue Lands (lot with 5 foot frontage) Samuel S. Allen 1761 637
01Jun1880 Dwight Foster, Gilman Collamore, and George F. Richardson, trustees under a bond indenture with the Boston Water Power Company dated 1Jun1874 (release) Francis W. Palfrey, Francis A. Osborn, and Grenville T. W. Braman, trustees 1495 6
01Jun1880 Boston Water Power Company Francis W. Palfrey, Francis A. Osborn, and Grenville T. W. Braman, trustees 1495 9
Party wall agreement
Date of Deed Party One Party Two Book Page
15Jan1887 Francis A. Osborn and Grenville T. W. Braman, a majority of the trustees of Commonwealth Avenue Lands (owners of lot at 511 Beacon) Samuel S. Allen (owner of lot at 509 Beacon) 1762 29
Building restriction agreement by the owners of all land on the south side of Beacon between West Chester Park (Massachusetts Avenue) and Ipswich (Charlesgate East) requiring all buildings be set back 10 feet from the line of Beacon Street.  Steps, windows, porticos, and other usual projections are allowed within this reserved space, provided that that (a) projections of any kind other than door steps and balustrades connected therewith and roof cornices may extend no more than five feet into the reserved space, and (b) bays and bows are permitted in the reserved space subject to dimensional limitation set forth in the agreement [Note: Prior to entering into this agreement, the trustees of Commonwealth Avenue Lands sold a five foot wide lot to Samuel S. Allen; that deed (dated 15Jan1887 and recorded Book 1761, p. 637) contained the same setback requirements as the subsequent agreement]
Date Parties Book Page
01Feb1887 Henry Lee, H. H. Hunnewell, Augustus Lowell, Louis Curtis, Francis A. Osborn, G. T. W. Braman, and trustees of Commonwealth Avenue Lands 1762 7
Agreement by the owners of land on Beacon and Marlborough between West Chester Park (Massachusetts Avenue) and Ipswich Street (Charlesgate East) (1) providing for a sixteen foot wide passageway between the lots on Beacon and the lots on Marlborough to a point about 452 feet west of Massachusetts Avenue and then turning south to connect with Marlborough; and (2) establishing a setback requirement for a portion of the north side of Marlborough, specifically requiring that (a) buildings on lots located between Massachusetts Avenue and 125 feet west thereof must be set back 10 feet from Marlborough, and (b) buildings located on lots between 125 feet and 323.66 feet west of Massachusetts Avenue must be set back by a line that is 10 feet north of Marlborough on the east (at a point 125 feet west of Massachusetts Avenue) and 5 feet north of Marlborough on the west (at a point 323.33 feet west of Massachusetts Avenue); and further providing that that steps, porticos, and other usual projections appurtenant to the front wall of a building are permitted in the reserved space, and bays and bows are permitted in the reserved space subject to dimensional limitations.
Date Party One Party Two Party Three Book Page
10Jun1885 Francis W. Palfrey, Francis A. Osborn, and Grenville T. W. Braman, trustees (owners of lot running from Charlesgate East to a point on Beacon 200 feet west of Massachusetts Avenue and to a point on Marlborough 323.66 feet west of Massachusetts Avenue) Henry M. Whitney (owner of lot with 75 foot frontage on Beacon and 198.66 feet on Marlborough) Henry Lee, H. Hollis Hunnewell, and Augustus Lowell (owners of lot with 125 foot frontage on Beacon and Marlborough) 1685 433