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Record and GuidÃ©.
KING MODEL HOUSES
138th and 139th Sts., between 7th &, 8th Aves.
THE ATTENTION OF REAL ESTATE BROKERS IS INVITED TO THESE HOUSES. THE USUAL COMMISSION WILL BE
PAID TO AGENTS WHOSE NAMES ARE ON RECORD. FOR TERMS AND CONDITIONS APPLY TO THE
SUPERINTENDENT ON THE PREMISES, EDWARD W. SCOTT, Je., OFFICE, 213 WEST 138th .STREET,
SUBSTANTIAL C O N S T R U C TION.
SECURITY AGAINST LOSS
SPECIAL RATES FOR
EASY TERMS OF
P A YMENT.
Entrance to one. of the cross sfreets, on norih side of one hvnÃ¥red anÃ£ Ihirty-ninih street.
These houses stand on thesiteof thefamous Wattestate, formerly
part of tlie old Cadwalader D. Colden farm. The land is dry, health-
ful and accessible, swept by the westerly breezes from the Hudson
and within easy reaeh of the Elevated.
It is almost an ideal locality, and it has been laid out on such a
large scale and with such ample lesources as to " Create a Neigh-
borhood" independent cf surroundinginfluences. It is the largest
enterprise of its kind everundertakenon Manhattan Island. Nearly
two hundred families wiU be siipplied with eeparate homes, com-
plete in every particular. If placed in a row along Fifth
aveiiue, beginning at 34th street, they would Ã©xtend to nearly
as far ag 50th itreet, a distanca of about three-onartors of a miU.
The material chiefly uned is buff brick from the Perth Amboy
Terra Cotta Company, and the eiÄ©oct is bright and cheerful. The
architectural design is simple. yet harmonious. There is no
monotony or baldness. Each house is set back from the street
twelve feet. The long froni from avenue to avenue is broken up
by cross streets, and another street ruos at right anglts the entire
len^th of the block, as in Philadelphia, so as to give access to tho
rear of each house for grocery wagons and ash carts, and thus
permit the " biisiness" part of housekeeping to be kept out of sight.
These cross streets are not mere alliys, but broad enough for two
wagons to paÂ«s, and are smoothly asphalted and closed by orna-
mental iron gateÂ». The yarda ara inclosed with brick walls with