REAL ESTATE: Rockefeller Center Expands

Landlord 69-year-old John D. Rocke feller Jr. added $2½ million of properties to his Manhattan real-estate holdings last week. Among his new tenants adjoining handsome Rockefeller Center were three bars (one a milk bar), two five-chair bar bershops, a used-jewelry shop, a corse-tiere, a secondhand bookstore. Seller; Beatrice Bend Berle, wife of Assistant Secretary of State Adolf Augustus Berle Jr. (Mrs. Berle is now a practicing physician in Washington, D.C.) This was the biggest Manhattan realty transaction in seven years. But it had special significance: the latest Rockefeller acquisitions (at three Sixth Avenue corners—two at 48th Street, one at...

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