Who Owns the Block?

“Who owns downtown commercial properties in Connecticut’s cities? This week, Business Weekly looks at a block in New Haven. The block, shown in the map, is bounded by Chapel, College, Crown and High streets. Information is from city records.

A) 1048-1070 Chapel St., owned by Barbara Wareck. Acquired in 1986 from Henry Cahn, trustee for the benefit of Ellen and Elizabeth Cahn Weiss, for $2,619, 382. Assessment: $373,173. Tenants: Bonnie & Clyde, Enson’s Inc., Arnold’s Boot Shops Inc., Arnold’s Men’s University Shop; Kaye’s Art Shop; Kaye’s Custom Framing and Art Gallery; Newsstand No. 3, Endleman Accessories.

B) 1042-1046 Chapel St., owned by Chapel I Associates Limited Partnership. Acquired in 1985 from Schiavone Realty and Development Corp. for $119,000. Assessment: $316,050. Tenants: Sugar Magnolia, Razzmatazz Gift Shop and Restaurant.

C) 1032 Chapel St., owned by Chapel I Associates Limited Partnership. Acquired in 1985 from Schiavone Realty and Development Corp. for $119,000. Assessment: $349,916. Tenants: The Sherman Building, The Schiavone Corp., Robert Henry’s, Upjohn Healthcare Services, Mt. Vernon Associates Inc., professional offices.

D) 1024-1026 Chapel St., including 265 College St., owned by Schiavone Realty and Development Corp. Acquired in 1984 for $428,500. Assessment: $89,831. Tenant: vacant.

E) 1016-1022 Chapel St., owned by Schiavone Realty and Development Corp. Acquired in 1982 from Bertand S. and Martha S. Weisbart and Dennis N. Garvey, for $950,000. Assessment: $131,719. Tenant: Alluvia-Olde Ways.

F) 1000-1014 Chapel St., owned by Townsend Buildings Associates Limited Partnership. Acquired in 1983 for $637,000. Assessment: $348,110. Tenants: Ascot Formal Shop, Endleman Gallery, Willoughby’s Coffee & Tea, Palace Performing Arts Center Box Office, Ticketworks, New Haven Master Box Office, Claire’s Corner Copia, residences.

G) 268-272 College St., owned by Mac John Inc. No information available. Assessment: $53,165. Tenants: College Spa Restaurant, The Anchor Restaurant, Owl Shop, Laura Ashley.

H) 266 College St., owned by Konstantinos and Asmine Antonellis. Acquired in 1979 from Kaysey’s Realty Inc. for $75,000. Assessment: $62,888. Tenant: Tall Silhouette.

I) 238-258 College St., owned by RKO Palace Theatre Associates Limited Partnership. Acquired in 1984 from Schiavone Realty and Development Corp. for $2,618,606. Assessment: $1,382,962. Tenants: Palace Performing Arts Center, Seven Country Ducks, Greg’s Tailor Shop, Alibi Books, Star Shoe Repairing Co., The Museum of American Theatre Inc., Connecticut Consultation and Resource Center on Deafness and Hearing Impairment, Pat Dorn’s Orchestra Entertainment, Expertise Translations, Specialty Underwriters, Gal Friday, Amity Education Center, Orchestra New England Inc., Lou Negri Vocal Studio, Kappa Alpha Psi Foundation, New Hampshire College School of Human Services, New Haven Information Management, New Haven Consulting Group, New Haven Preservation Trust, Suzuki Music School of New Haven, TPA Books Inc., Professional Resume and Writing Service, Fletcher Associates, Schiavone Realty and Development Corp., Schiavone Entertainment Co., College Street Leasing, professional offices.

J) 234 College St., owned by Schiavone Realty and Development Corp. Acquired in 1980 from Center Street Associates for $356,000. Assessment: $23,730. Tenant: Soiree Ltd.

K) 218-228 Crown St., including 245-247 Crown St., owned by Ambart Associates Limited Partnership. Acquired in 1986 from Schiavone Realty and Development Corp., for $2,280,000. Assessment: $436,989. Tenants: C’est Magnifique Inc., The Glass Slipper, Panache, Bruxelle’s.

L) 255 Crown St., owned by Schiavone Realty and Development Corp. Acquired in 1980 from Center Associates for $356,000. Assessment: $436,989. Tenant: National Car Rental.

M) 261-263 Crown St., owned by Kenneth and Leona Lassen. No information available. Assessment: $62,559. Tenant: Louis’ Lunch.

N) 271 Crown St., owned by Y.D. and Grace C. Horn. No information available. Assessment: $106,477. Tenant: China Trading Co.

O) 277 Crown St., owned by Angelo and Margaret Cavaliere. No information available. Assessment: $47,621. Tenant: V. Farricielli Hair and Skin Salon Studio opening soon.

P) 279 Crown St., owned by American Literary Society. Acquired in 1982 from The Development Team for $115,000. Assessment: $45,381. Tenant: American Literary Society.

Q) 281 Crown St. Tenant: residences.

R) 283 Crown St., owned by Ray and Charlotte Dahman. Acquired in 1984 from Anthony Marino for $245,000. Assessment: $76,062. Tenant: Crown High Food Shoppe.

S) 23-29 High St., owned by New England Synod of the Lutheran Church in America. Acquired in 1967 from Ben Bersten, trustee, and Sherman J. Jacobson for $75,000. Assessment: $42,203. Tenants: Tony’s Tailor Shop, Frank’s High and Crown Barber Shop, the Luther House.

T) 31-33 High St., owned by Donald E. Lundblad, Thomas R. Woodson, Edward D. Sheldon. Acquired in 1976 from Frank Aquilera Sr. for $120,000. Assessment: $92,246. Tenants: Allan Greenberg, architects, T.M. Productions, Medical Communications Unlimited, Frank J. Gravino Associates, professional offices.

U) 35-37 High St. Tenants: residences.

V) 41 High St., owned by Barbara Wareck. Acquired in 1986 from Henry K. Cahn, for the benefit of Elizabeth C. Weiss, for $167,582. Assessment: $47,171. Tenant: High Street Garage Inc.”
-maps and article by Diane Richards, courtesy of the Hartford Courant, Monday, May 18, 1987

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