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Title Property Record of 4 Irving Place
Catalog Number 2007.09.72
Scope & Content Property Record of 4 Irving Place

1991 Note:
Irving Place was in the Northwest corner of the 50 acre parcel purchased in 1874 at Fair Point for the first Assembly Grounds. -

1888 Chautauqua Assembly lease: Virgil G. Curtis, Winona, WI and Mrs. Emma R. Skiff, Chautauqua, NY/ 99 years from 1 Septemger 1873. Consideration: Assignment and surrender of former interest in Lot 180 and in the premises known as the CORRY TRACT or Corry Settlement - and the Chautauqua Assembly hereby covenants that it will not suffer any buildings to be erected on said TRACT or premises outside the lot lines of Lots 177 to 182, inclusive.
1890 Chautauqua Association lease: Mrs. Emma R. Skiff, Titusville, PA/ Judging by Tax Assessors' valuations, it appears that Mrs. Skiff made major improvements to her cottage about 1903 because the valuation of $900 in 1902 doubled by 1905 to $1800.
1917 Land Contract: Mrs. Skiff agreed to sell her furnished cottage to Alfred Hallam of New York City for $5000.00
1919 Estate: Alfred Hallam died intestate and his wife, Julia Hallam survived.
1923 Chautauqua Institution lease: Mrs. Florence A. Roblee, St. Louis, MO/ 602/263
1950 Chautauqua Institution deed: Mrs. Louise Roblee McCarthy, St. Louis, MO/ In lieu of the 1923 lease to Florence A. Roblee/ 887/196
1966 Rosalie H. Pembridge, Jamestown, NY/ 1303/93
1972 Robert Spier, East Aurora, NY/ 1437/112
1987 George F. Gitlitz and Michael A. Bogdasarian as Trustees, Binghamton, NY/ 2130/30
1992 George F. Gitlitz, Michael A. Bogdsarian, David C. Dreyfuss and Alberto M. Bartoli as Trustees, Binghamton, NY/ 2283/247
2003 September 18 - Seller: George & Sheila Gitlitz, 888 Boulevard of the Arts, #804, Sarasota, FL 34236; Buyer: J. Stephen & Kathleen Barge, 227 Thorn St., Sewickley, PA 15143/ 49-21-3

Additional material available in the property file. See The Chautauquan Daily, July 10, 1998.
Dates of Creation 2007
Collection The Arthur Wade Property File Collection
Search Terms Hunt, J.F.
McCarthy, Louise Roblee
Roblee, Florence A.
Curtis, Virgil G.
Skiff, Emma R.
Hallam, Alfred
Hallam, Julia
Pembridge, Rosalie H.
Spier, Robert
Gitlitz, George F.
Bogdasarian, Michael A.
Dreyfuss, David C.
Bartoli, Alberto M.
Gitlitz, Sheila
Barge, J. Stephen
Barge, Kathleen
Real Estate
Object Name Property reference file
Classification Real Estate
Lexicon category 10: Unclassifiable Artifacts
Lexicon sub-category Need to Classify
Catalog type Archive
Dates of Accumulation 2007