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Sklaver, 7 Harvard Street
and architect of this house, Harry Sklaver and William J. Freethy,
were responsible for five houses on Somerset Road and one on the
north side of Welland Road, all of which were on the part of the
property retained by Frances Blake in 1916 and not developed until
after her death in 1939. Sklaver and Freethy also worked together
on 36 Blake Road, the last (or possibly next to last) house built
in the earlier stage of development.
permit for 92 Somerset said it was a duplicate of 122 Clark Road.
residents were Charles E. and Florence Perkit, who moved here from
Brighton. Charles Perkit (c1901-1964) founded and led the Perkit
Folding Box Company in Mattapan in the 1940s with his brother Edward.
The company, which began as a recycling operation during World War
II, is still in existence today (though the Perkit family is no
longer involved) making pizza boxes and shoe boxes out of recycled
family was listed at this address from 1942 until the late 1960s.