Haddon Hill tract now on market

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Haddon Hill tract now on market - to as i foot- , ; ".-'---r'-' LAKE PROPERTY W...
to as i foot- , ; ".-'---r'-' LAKE PROPERTY W MAKE T Haddon Hill New Residence Tract; Small But-Select Subdivision. , . An event of treat interest In' resHv circles and to the pubnc in general, Is the placing on sale this week by Wick- imm navens incorporated, or the fa- moua Jordan. Drorjertv nn the emxt shnra of Lake Merritt in Oakland, under the name of Haddon Hill. iVlc Jordan waa a '-Ronton mnTtnnaln ?- who made his home in San Francisco and waa the owner of the Jordan tract In the Richmond district. He purebastt-,. this Oakland property on the shore of Ike Merrttt-exactly 20 years ago.'pre-. dieting at, that time that It would til- tlmately becqme the choicest fashionable residence Drooertv In thm n - (i l During the time that has elapsej. many attempts have been made by . individuals to PUrChaSA home Sites, hilt Mr Ionian mi lauerjy nis widow, wished to develop it in a consistent wajr ahdl have steadfastly refused to sell an part "of It until the whole could b laid out in a beautiful manor wortnv of its natural attractiveness. . . . It Is Understood thjtf . cwvn. r Kan been taken in develoDlns: the nrooertv. There, are sculptural works by Arthur Putnam. aa flight of marble White steps-140 feet Irv length, and; giant entrance urna, specialty designed. Qy a local studio. All wires will be in lindam-numl con duits, - ' This property has become much more Valuable In recent years, due to the fart that the city of Oakland 1 extensively mprovlng the Lake Merrttt district. Around this charming het ' of water la practical! a continuous-series of parks. covered with giant oak trees, ornamented witn rountains, and other attractive features. At one end of Lake Merritt la to be the new. auditorium and a great public, playground. Haddon Hill looks directly down on' the- lake with Its. circle of parks and boulevards. The new property ia to be very exclusive, being limited to about a hundred residences which will undoubtedly be. about, toe- linest. lrv;Ui oit

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  1. Oakland Tribune,
  2. 15 Sep 1912, Sun,
  3. Page 37

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