By the 1830's attorney and banker Thomas E. Davis had become, perhaps, more interested in real estate development than his primary professions. He would become a major player in the East Side east of the exclusive Bond Street neighborhood as it transformed from farmland to residences. Beginning around 1831, he erected rows of speculative brick homes in the area.
Several days ago a male infant was left at the door of the house No. 35 Seventh street. It was taken into the house, and every effort made to save its life, but it died yesterday. If the unnatural mother had a heart, this news would wring it to the core.
To Let--The three story furnished house, 35 Seventh street. It is completely and handsomely furnished, and fitted with gas and water, and all the modern improvements.