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

The Houses and People of Blake Park


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73 Welland Road

Year Built:
Permit Date:
1940
5/13/1940
Architect:
Ralph I. Williams
Builder:
Simon S. Black
Cost to Build:
$11,000
Owner
(On Permit Date):
M.W. Goldman, Seaver Street, Boston
First Residents:
Dorothy & Max W. Goldman

73 Welland was the work of the builder/architect team of Simon Black and Ralph I. Williams who were also responsible for three other houses on the north side of Welland Road and four more on Blake Road.

The first residents of this house were Dorothy (born c1900) and Max W. Goldman and Dorothy's father and sister, Morris and Jeannette Sax. They moved here from Roxbury. Max Goldman (born c1901) was a press binding manufacturer. Morris Sax (born in England c1872) was a tailor. He came to the U.S. in 1901. Jeannette Sax (born c1899) worked as a stenographer and clerk.

Members of the family were listed at this address from 1941 until the early 1960s.