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

The Houses and People of Blake Park


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81 Stanton Road

Year Built:
Permit Date:
1927
6/2/1927
Architect:
Harry M. Ramsey
Builder:
George G. Williams
Cost to Build:
$10,000
Owner
(On Permit Date):
Louise M. Dunlay, Brighton
First Residents:
Louise M. & William J. Dunlay

This house was one of several in Blake Park designed by Harry Ramsey. The first residents were William J. and Louise M. Dunlay. William (born New York 1889) was in the lumber business. He and his wife Louise (born c1891) were listed at this address in the Street List in 1928 and 1929, after which they moved to Newton.

The next family, that of Arthur D. and Julia F. Ronimus, was listed here from 1930 until the late 1940s. Arthur Ronimus (born 1881) was treasurer of a men's clothing manufacturer. He and his wife Julia (born c1884) had a son and a daughter. Arthur's mother Helen was also listed with the family through 1937. John Dowd, a leather salesman, and his wife Royal were also listed here in 1944.