Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty Lists Historic Home Built by Theatre Pioneer Frederick F. Proctor


Iconic shingle-style Colonial boasts rare Larchmont Manor Park location and sweeping views of the Long Island Sound

Larchmont, N.Y. – April 6, 2016 – Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty announced today that the firm has listed a shingle-style Colonial home built by vaudeville impresario and theatre pioneer Frederick F. Proctor for his daughters. The antique home, which was constructed in 1904, is represented by Larchmont agents Sonya Cronin and Cary Sleeper, and offered at $2,295,000.

Frederick F. Proctor was a pioneering performer and businessman, most known for uniquely offering continuous vaudeville in his theatres. This method allowed patrons to pay one admission fee at any point in the day, and stay for as long as they desired while the performances continued. Prior to opening his own theatre chain, Proctor had a successful career in theatre management, leading him to eventually establish over 50 theatres in various locations, including the Twenty-third Street Theatre in New York City. This great success enabled Proctor to build a beautiful personal estate in Larchmont, N.Y., as well as two neighboring houses for each of his daughters, one of which is the property at 84 Park Avenue now for sale.

Located directly adjacent to Larchmont’s Manor Park, a 13-acre waterfront park on the Long Island Sound privately owned and maintained by the Larchmont Manor Society, this six-bedroom, three and a half-bath residence exhibits exquisite period details crafted by the talented architects commissioned by Proctor. Original features are still evident in the home’s leaded glass windows, parquet floors, crown moldings, beamed ceilings, and four fireplaces. Many spacious, formal rooms grace the residence, while offering views and access to numerous outdoor spaces including an enclosed front porch, a stone courtyard and a slate patio. The home also maintains a slate gambrel roof, which reflects the Colonial Revival style of its time.

“This property represents waterfront living at its finest,” said Cronin. “Not only does it beautifully capture the elements of a typical home constructed in the end of the 19th century, but it also offers the finest qualities, amenities and location for all future residents to enjoy.”

“84 Park Avenue is one of just 21 residences with direct frontage along Larchmont’s gorgeous Manor Park,” said Sleeper. “Its sweeping views of the Long Island Sound and Horseshoe Harbor are truly stunning—a wonderful place to call home.”

For more information on the property, located at 84 Park Avenue, please visit its website here.

About William Pitt and Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty

Founded in 1949, William Pitt and Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty manages a $3.9-billion portfolio with more than 1,000 sales associates in 28 brokerages spanning Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Westchester County, New York. William Pitt and Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty is the largest Sotheby’s International Realty(R) affiliate globally and the 28th-largest real estate company by sales volume in the United States. A full-service real estate firm headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, William Pitt and Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty provides ancillary services including commercial services through its affiliation with Building and Land Technology, a second-generation development company based in Stamford, Connecticut; William Pitt Insurance Services; and an award-winning global relocation division. For more information, visit the website at williampitt.com.

Sotheby’s International Realty’s worldwide network includes approximately 18,000 sales associates located in approximately 825 offices throughout 61 countries and territories.

Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty Contact: 

Sonya Cronin

Real Estate Agent




Cary Sleeper

Real Estate Agent



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