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Collection Name Real Estate Collection
Title Tottenville, Staten Island, Six Great Opportunities
Date 1919
Description Advertising brochure and map for real estate in Tottenville, announcing an auction sale of bungalow sites on November 11, 1919. It is printed in red and black on off-white paper.

The brochure consists of a single large sheet of paper folded twice, creating a cover with a bird's eye view of New York City and its surroundings below the title "TOTTENVILLE, STATEN ISLAND / SIX GREAT OPPORTUNITIES / OFFERED BY WM. ZIEGLER ESTATE. BY ORDER OF WM. ZIEGLER JR. EXECUTOR." The auctioneer is listed as Bryan L. Kennelly, the agent is J. Curry Watson, and the attorneys are Swan, Moore & Danforth. The auction was to be held at the Real Estate Exchange Salesroom, 14-16 Vesey Street, New York City.

Other pages have photo illustrations and text describing Tottenville and providing a "Synopsis of Terms of Sale." An inscription indicates that the brochure was printed by Polydore Barnes Co. of New York and Jamaica.

When unfolded, the reverse shows a real estate map. It appears torn along one edge at what may have been a fold line, suggesting that portions are now missing. The area as currently represented extends from Raritan Bay past Clermont Avenue and from Loretto Street to Richmond Street.

(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.)
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 Approximately 8.75 inches high x 12.5 inches wide (folded).
Catalog Number MS234.001.ITEM.0002
Object Name Announcement
Archival Description Level Item
Parent Record MS234.001
Subjects Real estate business
Real estate development
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Earliest Date 1919
Latest Date 1919
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, 2012.