Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California on August 5, 1928 · Page 57
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Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California · Page 57

Oakland, California
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Sunday, August 5, 1928
Page 57
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SUNDAY a&ranO -CtfSune august s; rszs HIGH VALUES HI ESTUDILLO POINTED OUT EMERSON APTS. . Beautiful Colonial Residence Now nearing completion in Oak Knoll for Dr. Austin P. Tichenor. and designed by Douglas Dacre Stone, noted architect of Oakland and San Francisco. A. W. Schneck it the contractor. New Department Installed Sherman Clay & Company announce the installation of a complete motion picture department. Everything for the amateur or professional movie photographer' may be found in their extensive stock. (Inset) Hal Borin, manager of the department. ARE 2-y Ml INSPECT IVSOLEU BERKELEY HILLS rnup Fun. UUIVII LLL I U, 7 OPEN TO PUBLIC r, . - - 30-Year-Old Orchards Are . Unique Feature of Subdivision. "Homeseelters can get mora for their money right now In Estudlllo Estates than we have been able to offer elsewhere at any time during tne luc flve'years, ' states Fred T Wood, president of the Fred T. - Wood company, referring to the unusual features of a home which his company will open in that tract two weeks from next Sunday. wood said: "In the first place, a combine tlon of circumstances has put my company in a position to build vary economically at this time, and In the second the present price or mstudlllo Estates are low, con ; slderlng the unusually favorable location et the tract, Kstudiuo Estates Will develop Into one of the choice districts of the Hastbay, as the result of Its convenience and the beautiful settings for homes ' afforded by the trees of the 30-year-old orchards in which It la , situated. "When you stop to consider the factors which lead to Increase in value in that district, the rapid .development of Estudlllo Estates la not surprising. In San Leandro is the Immense factory of the Caterpillar Tractor company, with the factories of Durant and Star Motors, Fageol Motors and Chevrolet but a short distance further ' toward Oakland along East Fourteenth and Foothill boulevard. All f those factories are enjoying an Increasing demand for their products. Prosperous conditions of that character, with the large payroll Involved, are always reflected in the community, bringing rapid development of business and residential properties, with attendant Increases In value. In Ban Leandro, for Instance, the Fred T. Wood company development alone In the last two year has increased the assessed valuation of the city's property by 12,000.000. : "with property value lnereaslng and the demand for , homes becoming more urgent all the time. It behooves anyone Interested In securing a beautiful home In the orchards of the San Leandro districts to Investigate E-tudUlo- Estates at once, while lots and completed homes can be purchased at the present lot price and on our very convenient term arrangement of 10 per cent down and one per cent a month." The total number of building per-mlts for the week ending Wednesday, June 87, 11)28, was 108 permit totaling 2.47.11T. ; The Simplest Elettric Refrigerator Chosen; above all others for it simpliciry! Built for hard lervice equipped with Timken roller bearings. . In the Emerson Apt. Scott'Buttner Electric Co EASTBAY DISTRIBUTORS 19 Grand Ave., Oakland Clcncourt 1542 The Entire Hardware in the Beautiful New EMERSON APARTMENTS Furnished By kUAlUWAltl2 CO.1 Washington, 13th BK .MB. It -ss -"ssssssMn . uesKsssssss, WsjSslsj"essssJss-sssaBl W'easssBasJll'sD Plumbing and Heating Engineers SCOTilt CO. Oiir complete sanitary and heating installations safeguard the health' and comfort of the tenants of the Emerson Apartments. 113-1 19 Tenth St. '3 Ornamental Iron Fire Escapes for the Emerson Apts. Geo. E. Zinslen 3130 Cuthbert St. Fruitvalt 7B119' COLONIAL HOME IN OAK KNOLL SOON COMPLETE The beautiful eolonlal residence for Dr. Austin P. Tichenor In Oak Knoll Is rapidly nearing comple tion. It was designed by Douglas Dacre Stone, noted arehitsot, and will coat In the neighborhood of (10,000, tt Is stated. A. W. Sohneck la the contractor. The rolling terrain ha been carefully studied sb that the house follows the natural grade, thus leading an economical and archl- tectqar solution to the hillside problem. The living room Is un- iimi11v larse. and has a massive 'colonial mantel at one end. The whitewashed brick chimney and green shutters act as a graceful foil to the variegated shingle roof and simple white clapboard walls. The entrance Is In harmony with the rest of the house, having long narrow columns supporting the shingled hood. On both aides lattice work complete the delloate, picturesque entrance. Throughout the Interior Is carried the same note ef pure colonial design uniting the whole In a pleasing harmony of New England architecture. - Harry H. Culver, realtor, founder of Culver City, California, ha been elected president of the National Association of Real Estate Boards for 1829. and 14th Street Plastering for the Emerson Apis. . h Cv L. Hungerford CONTRACTOR i 2411 Durant Street BerkrU? 3071 Emerson Apartments Open Thii three and five-room apartment structure at 3719 Emerson street, of which D. H. McCorkle is the builder, is open for inspection today. The building is equipped with Electro-Kold refrigeration, Marshall Stearns beds, steam heat, etc. Douglas Dacre Stone is the architect. J ;: imp..:-. FIVE NEW GARS IN EACH WEEK Completely renovated and re modeled, the Key eyetem tranibay oar are beine replaced Into aer- viae at the rate of five per week, it was announced today by A. J. Lundberg, president of the transit company. Aocordlnf to Lund berg, the new ear embraces all the new ventilation, interior and lighting- feature of the most modern train-street cars. TILING of Diitinctive Beauty tii (he EMERSON APTS: intuMti by CHURCHILIJ TILE CO. 2331 MARKET ST Lakeside 1816 Lighting Fixtures fn the EMERSON APTS. designed by W. M. Wekle-y- Manufacturer of lighting fixtures and metal specialties. 1209 8TH AV&f Phone Merrill 0290 . Sheet Metal Work for the Emerson Apis, from L.F, WITH ARM SHEET METAL WORKS ""2766 Grove Street Uktsida 1721 St n 1 I f'- V III Painting and Decorating for the Emerson Apts. ' by D. W. HOWARD ; ' & SONS COM R CTORS 1 427 Burk St. Hollidaf 77S6 j v. m ts t -rnssi Z A ft W E L L CO. REPORT BIG II Q I N f C CfiJn-lr J , ! T, lr The growing popularity of eleo-trlo ranges In apartment house kitchens, with the consequent heavy duty wiring required for these installations, 1 opening a field in electrical engineering of considerable Importance, according to the Zarwell Electric company, electrical contractor and engineers. This company haa made and Is making numerous Installations of this type In recent months, among them the H. L. Robertson apartments on Lester avenue, the Forster apartment on Frultvale avenue near Montana, another H. L. , Robertson aiwtment on Brookdale avenue, a second Forster Job on Fruit-vale avenue at E. Twenty-third street, an apartment for Ray Johnson on Ivy drive, the Marshall apartments In Berkeley, and the Kensington apartments on Foothill boulevard at Twenty-eighth avenue. All of these are. or will be when completed, entirely equipped with electric ranges in their kitchens. The Zurwell concern, although specializing in range installation, is also equipped to handle other types and has recently installed in the Fisher job on Foothill lighting fixtures of ppeclal design and of antique finish. The company maintains offices Rt 2622 Central avenue, Alameda. 5 and 6-ROOM HOMES in DURANT MANOR as low as $4800 10 down and 1 c,o a month . There is at brief outline ol a big opportunity. Why continue to pay rent when you can so' easily have a modern home on a large lot, near transportation and with street work and other modern improvements in and paid for? You have- to SEE these Durant Manor homes to appreciate what big values they are. DRIVE OUT TODAY. Company Trat-t Office Durant Avenue Pfion Elmhurst 4545 Douglas D. Stone is Architect, D. H. McCorkle Builder of Fine Structure. Just completed, and now open for inspection, are the Emerson apartments at 8719 Emerson street, near Excelsior avenue, of which H. A. Nugent Is the owne r, D. H. McCofkle the builder, and D. D. Stone the architect. Comprised in the structure are nine apartments of three and five rooms, with Electro-Kold refrigeration, Marshall Stearns beds, full-enameled high speed electric ranges, steam heat and hot water systems. The descriptl on of the building reads: "The exterior is typically Spanish, with masalve arched entrance and an ornamental door of iron and plate-glass. There are balconies of ornamental Iron, an overhanging roof of Spanish tile with heavy half-timbering of weathered redwood, a combination creating an interesting architectural feature. Color has been Introduced in the garage driveway at the left of the structure by the use of flag stones in blue, green, yellow and red, in striking contrast to the white stucco exterior. The lobby floor Is tiled In large patterned promenade Mission tile of variegated tile laid up in black mortar, while the celling is beamed with heavy weathered redwood enriched with stenciled designs of antique motifs. From this lobby a second doorway, beautifully stenciled, opens directly to the covered drive. The Spanish note Is followed In the arched stairway with the beautifully carved stair-ends; ornamental iron has been extensively tjsed In both lobby and stairway ltd enhance the pleasing effects. . Stairs and hallways are fully car. peted in bright patterned coverings and are heavily padded. Sound proofing has been given particular attention, both in the floors and in adjoining walls. ThJ three-room units consist of living room, bedroom, kitchen and large dinette compleoly furnished. In the bathrooms and kitchens tile work by Churchill 1 a particular feature. Baths are finished In combinations of black, blue and green tile, with waterproof wall coverings In pastel shades. In the kitchens tile combination Include orange and black, blue and black, green and black, with ome white In each. The cabinet work in these kitchens is decorated Mn harmony with the color scheme .of the tile. The dinettes open tthrough French aoors to Spanish balconies, large enough for porch furniture.- The rive-room units correspond to the normal bungalow In floor plans and accommodation, and maintain the tame privacy. Dining room and bedrooms are unusually large, all rooms facing the outside of the building and affording a magnificent hill and marine view,. In the dressing rooms an additional lavatory Js provided. Rentals have been set to Include all charges for electricity for "light, cooking and refrigeration. 8. F. -transportation Is convenient Fl rr UTiinr q Announcement 1 made of the opening of the showroom of the Modern Homes Equipment company at 4814 Broadway, featuring the Q. I. Sellers & Co. nationally advertised line of portable cabinets and built-in kitchen furniture. This line comprises 65' units, built of narowooa throughout, with baked enamel finish, In the newest color combinations. In connection with the display of built-in furniture, a display of Walker electric dish washer sinks ana tne Hydro oil burners ar.e also being shown, It is stated. Joseph H. Dwilla, general manager, states that the public Is invited to visit the display of modern home equipment. Course Given in Realty Appraisals A course In real eetat eappralsal is about to be launched by the Oak land real estate board. A series of twenty lectures will he delivered by Frank J. Woodward, well known appraisal expert. The lectures will be under the supervision of the appraisal division of the California Real Estate association. Many local real estate men have slgnejl for the appraisal class. lnc -Main Office 1801 Franklin Street Phone Lakeside 0242 SHERMAN W IT INSTALL NW DEPARTMENT Sherman. Clay A Co. announce the Installation of a complete motion picture department. They state that in accordance with their policy of distributing only the finest pos sible quality of merchandisethey now offer such famous lines as Eastman, Bell A Howell, De Vry and Victor. ' Everything for the amateur or professional movie photographer may be found in their extensive stock, It is pointed. out. Cameras and projectors may be purchased under the budget plan If so desired. The department is under the management of Hal Borin, who is familiar with all branches of photography and will be pleased to render advice regarding the opera tion or cameras ana projectors. The manufacture of a new In sulating board and planter base from wheat straw on a 24-hour production basis is announced by the Stewart Inso Board Co. of St. Joseph, Mo. For years farmers Of the wheat-growing belt have burned their straw stacks after every harvest as being entirely , useless, but now science, through Dr. Sidney D. Wells, of the United States Forest Products Laboratories at Madiaon, Wisconsin, has produced this new board' from What formerly was waste, . , . . if I Every Dav a Every Day a This is a Special IK 4? VUNOU There are about 2'2 miles of good, wide road leading through Kilkare, vvith numerous side roads and trails. There is a' large,- roomy clubhouse and a cement swimming pool exclusively for the use of property owners, and there is plenty of pure mountain spring water. You will enjoy a visit to with Mr. Finch, Oakland the property. Consult the m tits urccii la ; J T LET ENI OF EXCELSIOR The contract for the widening and paving of Excelsior boulevard from Lake Shore to Park boulevard, was recently granted to the Oakland Contracting Company at an approximate cost of $86,000, It Is announced. The contract calls for a seven-Inch Vibrollthlc concrete navement. 64 feet wide from curb to curb, which will Include six nine-foot traffio lanes. Paving, It Is otated, will begin In about two weeks. When completed, this will give Aakland another major thoroughfare and will releave the congested condition that now exists on Excelsior boulevard and Hopkins street. The Oakland Contracting Com- pany, In addition to paving, also plans the construction of apart ment houses, commercial and public buildings. Key System Co. Official Honored B. W. Fernald, manager of the claim department of the Key Sys tern Transit Company, has been elected president of the Pacific Claim Agents' Associate) for the ensuing year. The association, which has Just closed Its sessions at Coronado, his selected Portland. Oregon, as their next convention city. wwwwwwv Va Vacation Day at W N Invitation to Kilkare This is a special invitation extended to you by C. H. Crocker to make a trip of inspection to beautiful Kilkare Woods. We want you to see for yourself the type of construction and the number of cabins under way on the property noio. We want ' you to notice the contrast in weather condition between Kilkare Woods and the Bay section, and only 30 miles from where you live. Another feature we want you to note at Kilkare Woods is the wild life. Quail are too numerous to even estimate, and in the early morning and late evening the deer will step out of your way to let you pass. The writer has been compelled many times to stop and let the deer have the right ot way. - You are being told this to convey the idea that Kilkare Woods is a natural home park. However, on your visit to Kilkare Woods, leave your gun at home. The Kilkare Woods Association is a body of property-owners, representative men of the East Bay section, and they are determined to preserve the wild life in Kilkare Woods. the property.' W e idanl you to 1243. Our Oakland office is map. There toil I be some one via cite uuioiuc ui Sunset Mausoleum, the beautiful enduring memorial erectsd In Sun set View . Memorial park, BerKeiey Hills, continue to attract interest. Inspection by the public Is invited, and thousands have viewed the monumental and massive bulldlns on Its Inspiring site facing the Golden Gate. The matching of the imported marble on the walls and the designs In the travertine floor have Impressed visitors. The crypts are located In spacious corridors with marble archways. The grand entrance corridor is 84 feet long, 3 feet wide and the arched ceiling ie JS feet high. Another service, besides the Above-ground entombment, offered by Sunset Mausoleum is a Columbarium for the placing of inciner ated remains In memorial urns. These niches are now being con structed and are of solid marble, both Interior and exterior. They are arranged In alcoves and urn rooms. NOT MERELY SO MANY FRONT FEET- In Oakmor,e Highland your purchase does not end with so nu.iy front feet of homesite It carries with it "that something" which is so hard to explain, but which increases your satisfaction day by day. Visit the property now and you will understand instantly what ne mean. And the prices are so low. The Walter H. Lemert Company Take or fellow Park Boulevarf ear te property. Kilkare Woods come. Make an appointment at 381 15th St. or drive to here to meet you. rviiKure wv uuas A

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