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Collection Name Real Estate Collection
Title Staten Island Home Buyers Guide
Date ca. 1962
Description Promotional booklet encouraging potential home buyers to purchase housing on Staten Island.

The booklet has a front cover with a green printed background and a black and white illustration of a smiling young couple superimposed on a white silhouette of Staten Island inset with illustrations of what appear to be a house, shopping center, public building, and church. The booklet is 16 pages long (not including the covers) and is printed in black, green, and pink on white paper. The bottom of page 16 indicates that it was "Produced by EXECUTIVE ADVERTISING AGENCY." It is bound by two metal staples.

The contents include editorial pages with the repeated slogan, "STATEN ISLAND Suburban Living Within The City" and with subheadings, "Welcome to Better Living!," "WHY YOU SHOULD BUY NOW...AND ON STATEN ISLAND," and "MODERN SHOPPING AREAS AND TRANSPORTATION." Interspersed are advertisements for builders, developers, contractors, and housing developments. Pages 14-16 list builder members and associate members of the Staten Island Home Builders Association.
(Keywords: New York)

(This is a description of a single item within the Real Estate Collection. It is part of Series 2: Businesses and Organizations. See collection, series, and/or item records of the same collection for additional information.)
Biography and History Staten Island Home Builders Assn. Inc. was located at 80 Bay Street, Staten Island, as listed on the inside cover of this publication.
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 Dimensions are 8.5 inches high x 5.0 inches wide (when closed).
Catalog Number MS234.002.ITEM.0001
Object Name Booklet
Archival Description Level Item
Parent Record MS234.002
Subjects Real estate business
Real estate development
Earliest Date 1959
Latest Date 1964
Lexicon Sub-category Advertising Medium
Creator Staten Island Home Builders Association, Inc.
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, 2012.