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

The Houses and People of Blake Park


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54 Blake Road

Year Built:
Permit Date:
1929
7/29/1929
Architect:
Burdo & Boyd
Builder:
Burdo & Boyd
Cost to Build:
$12,000
Owner
(On Permit Date):
Burdo & Boyd
First Residents:
Anna E. & John H. Lacy

One of 10 Blake Park houses built by the firm of Burdo & Boyd, 54 Blake Road was the home of John Henry Lacy, owner of the John H. Lacy Funeral Home on Harvard Street, and his wife Anna. The family lived here until 1956. Their nephew George, who also worked at the funeral home, was listed at this address as well through 1941.