Two Historic Edgartown Hotels Sell For $12.3 Million at Public Auction
Julia Wells

The historic Harbor View and Kelley House hotels in Edgartown were sold at public auction this week to First Winthrop Corp., a Boston real estate company which owns 160 commercial properties on Nantucket. Purchase price was $12,305,000.

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Selectmen Strike Compromise in Hotel Bar Dispute
Noah Asimow
In the spirit of compromise, Edgartown selectmen voted to limit the hours at the Harbor View Hotel’s outdoor pool bar.
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Judge Dismisses Bulk of Neighbor Claims Over Hotel Pool Bar
Noah Asimow
Abutters to the Harbor View Hotel were properly notified about a zoning hearing on changes to the hotel’s pool bar, a superior court judge said.
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Harbor View Halts Work on Annex After Building Permit Violation
Noah Asimow

Edgartown building inspector Leonard Jason Jr. has issued a cease and desist order for renovations on the Harbor View Hotel’s Mayhew building.

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Harbor View Hotel Will Close for Renovations
Noah Asimow

The Harbor View Hotel will close from Oct. 1 until Memorial Day 2019 as extensive renovations begin on the historic Edgartown hotel.

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Harbor View Hotel Changes Hands for $30 Million
Steve Myrick

The historic Edgartown hotel has been sold to Upland Capital Corporation, a Boston-based asset management and real estate investment firm founded by seasonal resident Bernard Chiu.

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Comedy Night at the Harbor View
he Harbor View Hotel is hosting an Evening of Comedy on Saturday, April 8, beginning at 7 p.m. with drinks, dinner and trivia.
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Variety Reports on Alfred Hall’s Career
Vineyard Gazette
Variety, the newspaper of the show business, has found Alfred Hall and his career on the Vineyard of interest enough to justify an extensive story — part interview — by J. C. Dine. Mr. Dine’s story appeared under an Ed­gartown dateline, as of Sept. 6. Here, with only a few omissions, is what he wrote:
 
“The sight of Elizabeth Taylor or Bosley Crowther or James Cagney standing in line to buy tickets for a movie would be pretty unlikely anywhere, that is, but on Martha’s Vineyard.
 
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Harbor View, the Grand Dame of Edgartown Hotels, Celebrates Centennial
Virginia Poole
Elegant and proud as any schooner that sailed the neighboring waters, the Harbor View Hotel stands imposingly on the most fashionable street or historic Edgartown.
 
This grand old lady of Vineyard re­sort hotels celebrates her 100th anni­versary this year, and in keeping with her history, the hotel will honor the oc­casion with music, sport, skits, exhib­its, sumptuonus meals and high tea. The Harbor View will open the doors wide to all — the public as well as hotel guests — on Oct. 4, 5, and 6.
 
The founders of the Harbor View, were Dr.
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Larger Dining Room at Harbor View
Vineyard Gazette
The Harbor View will open June 20, under its former manager, F. A. Douglas, of Winthrop. An addition is being built to the northeast side, which will enlarge the dining-room to about twice its former size, and will give a seating capacity of 120 persons. The piazzas are also being carried around the dining-room extension. The former small dining-room will be used for a ladies’ writing and reading room. John L.
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