Index to Deeds: 54 Commonwealth

The following is an index to property transfer deeds and party wall agreements recorded at the Suffolk County Deed Registry from the original land purchase until conversion of the building into condominiums.  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
25Feb1988 54 Commonwealth Development Corporation Berkeley Place Condominium 14509 74
07Feb1986 John R. Giles, trustee, 54 Commonwealth C. D. C. Pension Realty Trust 54 Commonwealth Development Corporation 12278 48
11Oct1985 John R. Giles, trustee, 50 Capitol Realty Trust John R. Giles, trustee, 54 Commonwealth C. D. C. Pension Realty Trust 11967 267
18Sep1985 John T. Manelas, Jr., trustee, Grosvenor Properties Trust John R. Giles, trustee, 50 Capitol Realty Trust 11904 192
26Mar1971 Nathan R. Miller John T. Manelas, Jr., trustee, Grosvenor Properties Trust 8433 721
27Jul1966 William B. Cohen, Ann R. Cohen, and Rosalie Geller, trustees, Commonwealth-Berkeley Associates Nathan R. Miller 8057 365
20Dec1939 James Allen Mason William B. Cohen and Lawrence Mason, trustees, Commonwealth-Berkeley Associates 5832 581
15Apr1936 Henry Hixon Meyer and Roger B. Tyler, trustees under the will of Marie F. Brewster James Allen Mason 5593 570
13Jun1878 H. F. Higginson Helen Sharp, wife of John C. Sharp 1423 6
13Jun1878 John C. Sharp H. F. Higginson 1423 5
Transfers of Unimproved Land
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
04Jan1866 Commonwealth of Massachusetts John C. Sharp 871 171
Party Wall Agreements
Date Party One Party Two Book Page
12May1930 Marie F. Brewster (owner of 54 Commonwealth) Arthur Russell (owner of 56 Commonwealth) 5183 243
03Nov1925 William B. Cohen and Edward Watchmaker, trustees, Commonwealth Berkeley Associates (owner of 50-52 Commonwealth) Marie F. Brewster (owner of 54 Commonwealth) 4740 61
Agreement with respect to window in party wall installed by 56 Commonwealth
Date Party One Party Two Book Page
12Aug1930 Frederick E. Johnston (owner of 56 Commonwealth) Marie F. Brewster (owner of 54 Commonwealth) 5202 335