Index to Deeds: 511 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 until conversion of the property into condominium units.  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
03Oct1985 Catherine Pinkham, trustee, 511 Beacon Street Realty Trust 511 Beacon Street Confominium 11946 43
03Sep1985 New England Realty Associates LP Catherine Pinkham, trustee, 511 Beacon Street Trust 11869 338
02Dec1983 Richard Quincy and William F. Looney, Jr., successor trustees to John Quincy of Colonial Realty Investment Co., consolidated debtor in bankruptcy New England Realty Associates LP 10785 134
29Jan1968 Robert Waldman and David E. Dick, trustees, Vayismeer Realty Trust Robert Waldman and David E. Dick, general partners, Colonial Realty Investment Company 8179 52
31Dec1965 Murray Goldshine and Carl A. Gordon, trustees, Edmond Realty Trust Robert Waldman and David E. Dick, trustees, Vayismeer Realty Trust 8008 622
01Sep1964 Peter N. Petritis, trustee, Paul-Pet Realty Trust Murray Goldshine and Carl A. Gordon, trustees, Esmond Realty Trust 7880 468
25Apr1963 Peter N. Petritis and Phyllis Lee Petritis, husband and wife Peter N. Petritis, trustee, Paul-Pet Realty Trust 7738 337
25Apr1963 Louis Silverman and Bertha Silverman, husband and wife Peter N. Petritis and Phyllis Lee Petritis, husband and wife 7738 334
20Jul1962 Amos L. Taylor, executor of the will of Beatrice M. Woods Louis Silverman 7674 422
17Aug1909 Mary Gertrude Mason Beatrice M. Woods, wife of Bernard J. Woods 3387 214
08Oct1888 N. Henry Chadwick and Oscar L. Stillings (lot with 22 foot frontage and dwelling house) Mary Gertrude Mason 1843 246
Transfers of Unimproved Land
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
10Mar1887 Francis A. Osborn and Grenville T. W. Braman, a majority of the trustees of the Commonwealth Avenue Lands, Francis W. Palfrey, the remaining trustee, being absent from Massachusetts (lot with 245.71 foot frontage on Beacon) N. Henry Chadwick and Oscar L. Stillings 1763 11
01Jun1880 Dwight Foster, Gilman Collamore, and George F. Richardson, trustees under a bond indenture with the Boston Water Power Company dated 1Jun1874 (release) Francis A. Palfrey, Francis A. Osborn, and Grenville T. W. Braman, trustees 1495 6
01Jun1880 Boston Water Power Company Francis A. 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: the land transfer deed from the trustees of Commonwealth Avenue Lands to N. Henry Chadwick and Oscal L. Stillings (dated 10Mar1887 and recorded Book 1763, p. 11) 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