At top, the home at 2443 S. St. Andrews Place is for sale at $16,500 cash or $18,000 “terms.” Above, the 2400 block of South St. Andrews Place via Google Street View.
Feb. 13, 1947: Columnist Bill Smallwood says “Richard Wright, back from Paris whence he proved such a distinctive favorite, is having trouble getting his Manhattan apartment back! He lives in half of it while awaiting outcome of his filing suit against the occupants to regain the other half.”
Smallwood also notes: “For some inexplicable reason a good portion of the males in Harlem are sauntering around that area in berets, of all things worth a second and third look! You’ve seen nothing until you see those in winter white coming your way, and jauntily no less. Seems to me I recall seeing Sugar Ray Robinson in a dashing blue number some weeks back.
Smallwood’s column seems to have ended in 1948. He later became a columnist for the California Eagle.