Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California on May 12, 1929 · Page 23
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Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California · Page 23

Oakland, California
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Sunday, May 12, 1929
Page 23
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SUNDAY T OaklanB Ctffjune ilAY 12, Iffi M-3 I CHIMES I I OPEN TO 1 development In the Seminary avenue district, adjacent to Mills College, a territory which, in recent months,' has been proving Increasingly popular among home-jwners, haa recently been given -Idded Impetus through the open-Xg of Chimes Terrace, a subdivision consisting of fine sites for modcet homes of unusual attractiveness. L'Hommedieu and Dunann, Inc., well-known Eastbay realtors, are ponsoring this new tract which, according to Guy Pocock, Chimes Terrace manager, is attracting jftde attention because of its ac-,i?ssibllity. Its wide, paved streets and the rare vistas available from practically every lot In the property. "Chimes Terrace," says Pocock. "la situated near the junction of Seminary and Outlook avenues. Jtesidents In this neighborhood, which is directly across from Mills College, have the advantage in being in an environment that is highly desirable. The development takes Its name from the fact that the famous Ay lis College chimes are to be heard clearly irom the property, and because it la located on a natural terrace which commands a splendid bay view. "Several homes have already been built on the property and, as model homes of genuine Interest to the pi'blie. are now open for Inspection. These houses are all of distinctively English architecture and. while not large, each of them represents ample accommodations for families of average or more than average size. That the homes have been built with an eye to convenience as well as beauty is evident at once. Large living and dining rooms, and pleasingly arranged kitchens, are features having instant appeal, and the bedrooms are all of good proportions. "We believe that Chimes Terrace is destined to TSecome one of the choicest residential sections of this district, both because of the increasing popularity of the Mills College neighborhood and of the peculiar advantages which Chimes Terrace itself has to offer. Visitors to the model homes which we are now exhibiting will be more than fvelcuiiio aiid we are sure that both the homes and the property in general have many things of real lntorest to the prospective lloma buyer or builder."- nun PARCHMENT IS ONIUERE A. Colonial Grant for one hundred acres of land In Ann Arun-dell county. Province of Maryland, made by Frederick, "Absolute Lord and Proprietary of the Provinces of Maryland and Avalon, Lord JUaron of Baltimore," to Captain Phllomon Dorsey, Is on display In the windows of the Community Building and Loan association, 2122 Shattuck avenue, Berkeley. The grant is dated September 2, 1761, and the family tradition Is that the land was given. In recognition of services rendered by Captain Dor-ey during the French and Indian war. . The grant on display is the property of Mrs. Verta Warfleld Craps-ter, of San Antonio avenue, Thou- afd Oaks, and ha been in the continuous possession of her branch of the family, who Intermarried with the Doraeys, since colonial days. Even to the casual observer, the i 'Old-document la full of Interest. i iTellowed by age the document I bears the conspicuous signature of (Governor Sharpe. The high-sounding phraseology , of the grant. In strong contrast to the blunt, business-like wording of i a modern bargain and sale deed ln-, terests the business man. The, rent I -"Quit rent," it was called is also , worth noting. This rent was a relic left over from feudal days when the overlord never completely relinquished his claim to the land. The rent demanded by this grant la "Four Shillings Sterling, In Silver and Gold," payable "yearly, tinto Us, and our Heirs, at our Tteceipt at our City of St. Mary's." SALES MEET IS SCHEDULED FOR REALTORS Brokers and salesmen, the Oakland Real Estate board reports, are looking forward to the great market-building Sales Conference at the Leamington Hotel, Mav 15. from 10 a. m. to 6 p. m. There will be speeches by A. John Berge, ales counsellor, and William E. Herren, extension director, of the National Association of Real Estate Boards. "Realtors and their salesmen atend the conferences to get new ideas to use in selling real estate, according to Fred R. Caldwell, managing director of the Oakland F.al Estate, Board. He added: ' "One reason for the popularity of these sales conferences is the discussion of ways and means for the solving of locals-sales, prob-. lems and to stimulate the real state market In the district where the conference Is held. "Every community has selling problems peculiar to that district. In each conference a good share of the time is devoted to a discussion of tested methods of solving these problems, thus making the conferences practical and helpful. Last year Messrs. Berge and Herren traveled a disthance equal to five times around the, globe in' their work of collecting and distributing successful methods of elling- real estate." . A three-story sO-room apartment bouse will be constructed on the south Bide of Broadway terrace, 60 Met east of Belgrave place, by C. I'jdley De Velbiss for E. P.. Soul. Cfhe permit value is for $85,000. . Distinctive Homes in Chimes Terrace - Chimes Terrace, near the junction of Seminary a nd Outlook avenues, dose to Mills college, is drawing many in search of a home. The houses shown here are open for inspection. ' i I Vl 1 I c t 1 I I M I HI I I.I i ! I 1M " " III ROME Bf F. R. I Forest Park Home Attractive home in Forest Park located near the swimming pool. Forest Park is the beautiful scenic development of Wickham Havens Inc. J afcii -1 m 5 -5T -is J ::i'illPsWlt! n 1 x 1 rm i "... ' '.it: " 1 - M' ' ...... .. om . : XtfhA One of Pledmont'e most attractive residences, and one that is causing a great deal of comment among home owners and builders, has recently been completed at Sunny Hill and Indian road for Ray Wilson. The architect. Frederick H. Reimers, has created a unique residence, employing the French farm house type of architecture, and has achieved an unusual effect. White wash buck' has been used throughout the home, and the long sloping roof Is covered with heavy shakes. There are seven rooms, affording every convenience. The ceilings are timbered and a typical French fireplace occupies a prominent place in the living room. "Simplicity," states Reimers, "Is the keynote of this home. Much care was exercised in planning this simple yet atractlve home. Windows and doors have been placed so as to carry out the French farmhouse plan, and a quaint picket fence completes the home." APARTMENTS BY Farm Lands Realtors In Session at Chico The farm lands division of the California Real Estate Association held its third meeting of the year Saturday, Mrfy 11, at Chlco. Pre vious sessions were held at Fresno and Tracy. Oscar O. Reed, state chairman, presided. Standard appraisals for agrlcultual lands was the principal topic of the seaslon. The discussion on a standard appraisal form was participated tn by a number of the delegates. Other subjects on the program were cooperative marketing, selling methods, planning farm development, taxation and rural subdivisions. Delegates were taken on a tour JERRV SEXTON OPEN TO II Much Interest la being shown in the recently opened Clalrmore apartments In Berkeley. This mod em apartment house, built by Jerry Sexton, well known local builder, la located at 2717 Chann lng Way, Just above College ave; nue, adjacent to the University of California campus. This new build lng Is tha third structure of this nature recently completed In Berk eley by Sexton, who has maintained throughout his entire building program a high standard of excel lence In construction. The Clalrmore is three stories In rieleltt, Simiiish In design, with cream stucco exterior trimmed in light brown. Setting somewhat back from the street, the spate between the building line and sidewalk will be used for lawn and shruba, thus enhancing the natural beauty of the property. Many conveniences have been provided, Including waif beds, elea trio refrigeration, steam heat, etc. combined with interior finish and decoration that will appeal to the most discriminating, A. M. Mlllwaln will build a brick addition on the north side of Eighth street, 300 feet west of Washington, for L. H, Friedman The permit value was for $20,000. of inspection to the United Plant Introduction garden, escorted by J. E, Morrow, superintendent, who explained its activities. C. W. Keiver President of the Keva Mattress company. '':" St 'U. If S 1 V , r.t ( MATTRESS CO. OPENS T STORE HERE 'sfa Tha Kevaraattresa company, lo cated at 6396 Claremont avenue, Oakland, selling direct from "Fac tory to You," reports an aver increasing volume of business. C. Y Keiver, president of the Keva Mattress company. Is a -recognized authority in the mattress business, having spent twenty-two years In the wholesale manufacture or mat tresses. He states: "The 'Keva', patented mattress Is the result of years of experience and is one of America's foremost quality mattresses. The 'Keva' is something entirely new in mattress making, having solved the prob lem ef feltlBf kapea te foak K Curable. Patents have--t) a a n granted in tha United States, Canada and foreign countries. "Tha Kava Mattress company operate their own factory store at the above address, and offer tha publlo an opportunity of purchasing mattresses and all kinds of bedding, at factory prices." Ingold Inc. Office Changes Complete Alterations have been completed on tho distributing offices of Ernest Ingold, Inc., in San Francisco Northern California representatives for the Atwater Kent Manufacturing company. The improvements Include new show windows, a much enlarged office to accommodate an enlarged personnel as well as tha rivata office. Ingold's office is furnished an-tlrely In Imported hand-carvel Gothic type furniture, being made to order in Belgium from oak taken from buildings three and four hundred years old. Lighting fixtures, hangings and all appointments are in keeping. Inspection of Mausoleum Is Invited New and distinctly features of the marble finish in Sunset Mauso leum, tha beautiful memorial in the Berkeley Hills, facing the Golden Gate, are proving of inter est to the many visitors. The variety of marble from all parts of the world and the artistic matching proving most Impressive, The Roman Travertine that has been used' so extensively is interesting. Its distinctive coloring and pores is the result of a water formation as It comes from the Tlba river in Italy. It is the same mar ble that was used in the century old structures of Rome, and other parts et Europe, that - are still standing. "Cathedral Hall" in Sunset Mausoleum Is being finished with Roman Travertine with a combination of Escallette, a dignified fancy French marble. Do Not Fail lo inspect the " Castle Couart Apartments Alameda's most exclusive! Apartment House Rentals $49.50 to $90.00 2110 Santa Clara Ave. Alameda WORLD hTRAVELE A. .,. n ii r.....tMy,l-ni . - ..mt .. -i - ,,,...,... n iiii- LI III U. ti l l yf ! "' Hundreds are praising the firsl fiul J0 .Display Home ever shown at xlXlQil THEY c&me last week, sought out this beckoning country home, expecting the new experience that was theirs! Never before has such a home in such a setting been opened to the East Bay public! Masterfully furnished, set in the cool of the woods, it invites you today. See it.. ..and all of memorable Orinda. A new experience awaits you! SeeitTODAYl . - It's a very short trip to Orinda Country Gub Homesites . and a glorious trip! Drive out Tunnel Road, through the tunnel and follow the signs. Come today between 10 and 7, or any day from 1 to 3. t'HOMMEDI E IT D U NAN N r I N C . 315 FOURTEENTH STRIET OAKLAND TELEPHONE LAkeside 9700 , ORINDA COUNTRY CL UB HOM ESITES Lv'pj' SKIP1 "JTfT eome maQ Iovea tH tea, wHo aaHa, in fancy, B- vJx with each eri'P be seei thrusting out into the beck-JL oning horizons of the West, this message is intended. For you and for your wife, who shares your dreams, we have home from which there is a matchless view out toward where sty and sea unite. It is a delightful home, conceived by a man who too, could vision lands afar and who found the inspiration for this design in tha villas that surmount the Spanish hills overlooking the Mediterranean. Its true Spanish architecture is as old as Spain itself, and yet. by deft touches here and there, the architect and builder have kept all that was good of the old, have added much that is entirely new. And above all, there has been achieved a home which takes full advantage of the marvelous panorama which stretches away below its setting in beautiful Oakmore Highlands. Come. Be our guests today upon a visit to this home. From it you, can start in fancy upon a tour of years throughout very luring land that is ldpped by the Seven Seas. Two homes of the lirtt group of new type Spanish dwellings, designed by a famous Hollywood architect and built by Piedmont builder, art now complete. Both are priced remar ably low; both illustrate how well tlte delightful homesites on salt in Oakmori Highland tend themselves to new and modern architecture, HOW TO GET HERE: (By Auto) Drive out Park Boulevard and acrow Leinwrt Bridge direct to tract. Of take No. 18 street car to end of line iitricU cm 'MM mmimm C7 Just Across Leimert Bridge at end of Park Boulevard No. 18 Street Car. - Telephone ANdover 1SS0 ) i

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