Home sale for $2.5M is highest
on Providence East Side in 2018

THE COLONIAL REVIVAL house at 61 Cooke St. in Providence sold in December 2018 for $2.5 million, the highest for the East Side neighborhood last year. / COURTESY RESIDENTIAL PROPERTIES LTD.
THE COLONIAL REVIVAL house at 61 Cooke St. in Providence sold in December 2018 for $2.5 million, the highest for the East Side neighborhood last year. / COURTESY RESIDENTIAL PROPERTIES LTD.

PROVIDENCE – A colonial revival home in the East Side neighborhood has sold for $2.5 million, the highest sale for the neighborhood in 2018.

The house at 61 Cooke St. was built in 1900 and had a recent renovation that was designed to showcase its original features, including a three-level staircase and modern amenities.

It was built by manufacturer George Parks for his wife, and later sold to another jewelry manufacturer, Englehart Ostby, who died on the Titanic, according to a property description.

The property in College Hill was one of 34 on the East Side that sold for more than $1 million last year, according to Residential Properties Ltd., which listed it. The buyer’s representative was RE/MAX On The Move.

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The last listed owner in property records was Mary W. C. Daly Trustee. Daly bought the property in 2008 for $2.3 million.

The buyers were Michael T. Napolitano and Anne M. Ruggieri.

Mary MacDonald is a staff writer for the PBN. Contact her at macdonald@pbn.com.

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