Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California on July 29, 1928 · Page 40
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Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California · Page 40

Oakland, California
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Sunday, July 29, 1928
Page 40
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SUNDAY DafelanD Crf&une JULY 29, 1928 M-3 E Sold On Opening Day Joseph Franklin's Prize Home in Ardmore was immediately snapped up by a purchaser. Pictured is Austin K. Felt, tract manager of the Fred T. Wood subdivision, congratulating Mrs. Joseph Franklin on the harmonious color scheme of .the home which wa worked out under her supervision. " Nelson Arms Apartments Just completed by Rockwell and Nelson at Twenty-sixth avenue and Foothill. There are forty-two apartments with steam heat, genuine Frigidaire, Marshall and Stearns beds, Wedgewood ranges, etc. Furnished by Key Furniture company. JUOLUN I FIRST D fl V COMPLETED FranL K AfJl TT T Rockwell & Nelson Invite In-spection of Up-to-Date New Structure. Ardmore Draws Throngs ; - Competition Open mil HOM NELSON ARMS MENTS JV.V.-.V.V It Affording hospitality to the largest throng that has ever at- .-v.- Lin, Kiyvning oi a. rranKiin model home, the prize home built y Joseph Franklin in Ard more. proved a magnet for hundreds. So popular Was this home, states Franklin, that before opening dav was over, the home itself was sold and an order placed for"itfl; duplies tfijo be constructed in Oakland. Mr. and Mrs. James Hardy vwere the purchasers of the moilil '.home as It stands today, and Mr.', and Mrs. J. A. Thompson placed their order for the duplicate. Because of the fact that the prize competition for the naming of the home had been so widely broadcaster. Franklin was enabled to obtain from the purchasers their permission to keep the home open as. a display for the next three weeks so that the public may have time to see the home and make their suggestions for Its name. Franklin announces that the awards will be given as at first announced, $50 jn cash for the : best, f 26 In cash for the. next "best, and an oil painting by Otto Riehl, for the third. The judges in the contest will be announced Just prior to its closing, and their decision will be made strictly from the standpoint of suitability, It is Mated. In the prize home several novel-ttlee of Interior decoration have been Introduced, features which have aroused tav,prable comment. -Amolig, these are the finish of the floor and woodwork, shown for the first time Is the new maple flooring with a green stain, an in novation for the Eastbay, the workmanship of the Hardwood Floor Company, Inc. The graining; of Interior trim and woodwork by O. W. Rlener, also worthy of -note, sets off to excellent ad-e0tajce the texture and color of the plastered walls. Ardmore Is reached by way of Sutton avenue In Sen Leandro and lis between Foothill boulevard : and East . Fourteenth street. The prize home is located at 1714 Chet- nn noaa, trie main entrance to Ardmore. The puhllo is Invited to Inspect it any time. . mm l(yW-A . Li 'A I f ill L, F llrllllISM rati mil .cwiiwsr &wwr-mmmm-' . w-r'-n - ; r : . - . . .v . ,.v .v..-.-..,,.-....A K..W.T.V.vvW.v.;;.: mmmmm Hnsis R E 0 U A HIGHLANDS With a glorious view of Pled, frtont, downtown Oakland and San Francisco bay, restricted and beautiful Requa Highlands, In Pied-mont, la the scene of considerable activity. Ralph A. Knapp, Oak-land realtor in charge of sales, has already sold approximately half of the thirty large lots comprising the property, it is stated. Mansions have been erected uponr all of the lota sold and, with thb . resumption of Interest in" real es-; tate, numerous inquiries for the .remaining lots have been received ribyvMrs. Amy Requa Long, owner nTTJdBveloper of the property, and by Knapp. A recent survey of Piedmont property shows that in the past three yean there has been an astonishingly large number of mansions built in Piedmont, and with the resulting decrease of available building sites in Piedmont, property values have risen considerably. Requa Highlands, owned by the Requa family for years, ia the former home of Mark Requa, Republican chieftain. Visitors standing at the top of Requa Highlands and viewing the setting sun through the Golden. Gate have declared the - sight to be one of unsurpassed . beauty. Activity in Requa Highlands ' The former home of Mark Requa, Hoover chieftain, hat been divided into thirty large lots, half of which have already been sold by Ralph A. Kna pp, Oakland realtor.. Splendid mansions have been erected upon all lots sold. . ix-'- "jrx: ,- 1 f 1 1 S V fir h -Wr' ,ri' ill r v : nf ; ? 9 -jii l CTIaWfa!ligaWWiEEl Graining or a? 't JoseDh Franklin Homes ' by G. W. REINER 3 s si I 7i GRAINING OF ALL KINDS 2701 79th Ave. OAKLAND Phone s Elmhurst4999 p RIZE HOME -'Sold or Cash Opening Day Mr. and Mrs. James Hardy purchased the model home, but have extended us ' the privilege of keeping "Open House" for thirty days. :: Therefore the NAMING CONTEST is limited to thirty days only For the Bett Suggestion $50 Cash For the Next Bett i $25 Cash-' And an Oil Painting by Otto Riehl tor the Third Noatringf ttrthe offer. Just come out to 714 Chetland Road, off Dutlon AVe., in Ardmore. Drop your suggestion in the box and await the decision of the judges as to thebest names. The home is open from 12 to 8 daily a hostesi iff attendance. "A SOUD INVESTMENT" 0 MMWl- Office) 654 EL 14th SL San Leandro Telephone San Leandro - 0670 Himdrs7ofPeople Visited-LAST SUNDAY The completely furnished home in Ardmore is certainly worth a visit, as any of the hundreds who saw it Sunday will tell you. Other attractive homes, ranging in price from $5950 to $7500, are also on display. . Nearly hilf the lots in Ardmore have already been built on, Street work and other modern improvements are in. Transportation is convenient, Tht lots are large and covered witLfull-beanng fruit trees. Visit Ardmore TODAY and enter a name for the model home $50 FOR THE WINNER! 3redXQod Lompany inc , Tract Office - Main Office D""" Avenue j801 Franklin Street at Chetland Road Pnone, San Leandro 1320 Phone, Lakeiide 0242 LAYR1TE FLOORS OF CHARACTER are a feature in the BROWN STUDIO APTS. Le Conte Ave. Above Hearst, in Berkeley Note Open for inspection Rockwell & Nelson, well-known apartment house builders, have just completed the Nelson Arms apartment, a 42-apartment structure at Twenty-sixth and Foothill boulevard. The building, which is completely furnished, comprises one, two and three room units, with genuine Frigiduire, full automatic Hteam heating system, Marshall & Stearns full-cpil beds, a laundry room with, electric washer and other conveniences. According; to the builders, rentals of from, $27. DO to S66 have been set,' these rentals including all charges for cooking, fuel, electric lighting, refrigeration, garage and hot water and heating, and In addition, if the apartments are vacated In good condition, there will be no cloalng-out charges. ' In the kttchens, which are models of convenience, Wedgewood ranges have been installed. Nelson states that standard equipment is of utmost importance, nd for this reason has eslected the AVedgewood, which offers the advantage of ample cooking service and baking units. , The first floor of the Nelson Arms has hardwood- in the apartments with hallways carpeted. The upper floors are. carpeted wall to wall to enhance sound proofing, and In addition Pacific five-ply has been used ae a deadener between the subfloor and carpet padding. Draperies and furniture are from the Key Furniture company and have been (selected with both com fort and appearance in mind. Light ing fixtures Ttre nandsome and In special designs Of wrought iron from Weakley, "The exterior of the Nelaon Arms - is particularly pleasing, of brick and stucco with flowers and shrubs along the base. A brick and tile entrance flanked with cast-plastered columns lends dignity to ' TILING for the Nelson Arms CHURCHILL TILE CO. Sinks, Bathrooms, Floors, Store Fronts, Walls Ksiimates Cheerfully Given 2331 Market St. Lakeside 1816 . J j. lithe appearance. The overhanging tile roof is of a beautiful Imported Holland tile in salmon shade,; a permanent non-fading color. ;4A feature of this hand-made tile is the method by which It Is interlocked to the roof without the use of nails or wire. "The location affords excellent transportation, with the No. 7 car line passing the door, with San Francisco trains only a short distance, - and with neighborhood schools and' shopping district only a cOuple of blocks." Interior and. Exterior PLASTERING for the 'Nelson Arms 'Apts. -- ' by -Sanu Callarair Contractor 2083 BROADWAY Lakeside 4882 Frigidaire Satisfaction - is found only with GENUINE FRIGIDAIRE Bruce Holman Opens Office Bruce Holman announces the opening of offices at 2274 Kant Twelfth street, doing a general real estate and insurance business. Holman Is widely known in local real estate circles. In choosing this location Hol man states that it offers great op portunity, for development. He said: "Twenty-third avenue is the v main gateway to Alameda, as well as a trafflo artery for cross-tows travel. The manufacturing center between East Twelfth street and the estuary is In close proximity to the metropolitan district; it has rail, water and motor transports-tion, and is practically the center of population of Oakland. All these factors make for the rapid . development of , the' district. NELSON ARMS Beautifully furnished at 26th and Foothill Blvd. Rentals Include GAS. HEAT. HOT WATER. GARBAGE SERVICE, REFRIGERATION . $27.50 to $66.00 ROCKWELL & NELSON, Owners. Builders , QUALITY FUf&ITURE for the NELSON ARMS ,a. r-. from KEY FURNITURE COMPANY "Quality Furniture for Less" ' 1205-09 Clay St. - Lakeslde 0589 Oakland, Calif. This modern Ice man calls once with Frigidaire and di4 ice stays always. "The Choice of the Majority" Genuine Frigidaire was installed in the Kensington Apartments and. the Nelson Arms FRIGIDAIRE CORPORATION 1962 Broadway ' Lakeside 8630 ROOFING for .NELSON ARMS APTS.' by R. E. Brewer ROOFING CO. Estimates Cheerfully Given 830 E. 11th St. k tUerrill 043 . - Sheet Metal Work for the Nelson Arms The C. & R. SHEET METAL WORKS F. Itoehrlg, Sole Owner F, Roehnf, Sole, Owner. Architectural Sheet Metal Cornice, ' Skylight, Marquise, Furnaces, Patent Chimneys, General Jobbing. 3907 Telegraph Ave. Piedmont 3997 Electrical Wiring . for (he - Nelson Arms Apis. " by EARL M. ;CREAGER - - t Electrician 2526. 82ND AVE. Elmhurst 1 767 Lighting Fixture in the Nelson Arms Apts. Designed by M. W. Weakley Manufacturer of Lighting Fixtures and Metal 'Specialties 1209 8th Ave. Phot Merrilt 0290 WALL PAPERS for the Nelson Arms J from MARCUS & MERRICK 14th-end Jefferson Sts. Oakland 4681 ZUMWALT Casement WindovO Hangers Used in the Nelson Arms Apts. supplied by ZUMWALT SALES CO. 369 I7TH ST. Ottlind i ' THE NELSON ARMS APTS. " equipped with - Newark GAS RANGES i manufactured by Jas. Graham Manufacturing Co. San Francisco , Lo Angeles In both the 'erfecl Concealment NELSON ARMS and the , NORRIS APTS. are the narrow door beds from MARSHALL! & STEARNS 411 19TH ST. Oakland 1236 . SCOTT GO. Plumbing and Heating Engineers 113-119 TENTH ST. Lakeside 1299. Lakeside 1298 Complete Plumbmg. Heating and Ventilating Installation for the Nelson Arms Apts. PAINTING for the Nelson Arms Apts. by WM. RUSSELL PAINTER AND DECORATOR 1924 I1TH AVE. , Merrill 2740 ' Ornamental Iron Fire Escapes for the - Nelson Arms Geo. E. Zinslen 3130 Cuthbert St. Fruitvale 751 1 W FLOORING HARDWOOD AND PINE it, the Helton Arms by Rex Floor Co. 2468 65th Avenue Elmhurst 1579 TILE ROOFING V ..' for Nelson Arms Apts. I mported Holland Interlocking Hand-Made Tile West Coast Dlstrl . 460 20th St. ClencouTl 7;'i2

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