|Collection Name||Real Estate Collection|
|Title||Villa Plots at New Brighton, Staten Island|
Booklet (multi-page brochure with fold-out map) announcing a public auction of Staten Island real estate on May 18th, 1870 by the firm of H. Tracy Arnold & Co.
The booklet has a front cover of lavender paper with black print: "Villa Plots / AT / NEW BRIGHTON / Staten Island.." Inside the cover is a fold-out map, colored with blue, yellow, and green and titled "CENTRAL BRIGHTON, / MAP OF PROPERTY AT / New Brighton / Staten Island / NEW YORK / H. Tracy Arnold & Co. / Managers / Geo. M. Root. / Surveyor; Chs. M. Cornwell, Stationer, 247 Pearl St, N.Y. / Mch. 1870." The map depicts lots surrounding Lafayette Avenue and Prospect Avenue, between Goodhue Avenue and Brighton Avenue.
The booklet contains 8 pages (not including the covers), which describe the property as "the most desirable location For Business Men."
(This is a description of a single item within the Real Estate Collection. It is part of Series 1: Locations. See collection, series, and/or item records of the same collection for additional information.)
|Biography and History||H. Tracy Arnold & Co., the managers of the property described in this booklet, list an address of 187 Broadway in Manhattan, New York.|
|Legal Status||Items represented here are from the collections of the Staten Island Historical Society. Materials reproduced for personal non-commercial use must credit the Staten Island Historical Society. Commercial licensing is available.|
|Physical Extent||Booklet measures 10.5 inches high by 6.75 inches wide. Unfolded, the map measures 34.75 inches high by 18.5 inches wide.|
|Archival Description Level||Item|
Real estate business
Real estate development
|Lexicon Sub-category||Advertising Medium|
|Creator||Arnold, H. Tracy, & Co.|
|Support Acknowledgment||Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, 2012.|