Blake Park: Brookline, Massachusetts
History of a Neighborhood, 1916-2005

The Houses and People of Blake Park


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65 Somerset Road

Year Built:
Permit Date:
1941
5/13/1941
Architect:
Winebaum & Wexler
Builder:
Home Owner's Construction Co.
Cost to Build:
$12,000
Owner
(On Permit Date):
Helen G. Blank, Roxbury
First Residents:
Helen W. & Louis J. Blank

65 Somerset Road was built for Helen and Louis Blank who moved here from 152 WInchester Street. Louis Blank (born c1901) was owner of the Boston Fibre Co. in Everett, although no further information is available about the firm. He was first listed at this address with his wife Helen (born c1907) in 1942. Helen was no longer listed after 1943, but the family continued to be listed here until 2001.