This property has been purchased as an investment. No special plans have been made for the improvement of the corner. Mr. Dayton said today: “I think the turn has come on real estate and we shall see things move from now on.”
It will be remembered that the recent big deal for the Dayton block between Mr. Dayton and John S. Pillsbury precipitated a movement in real estate, which was simply waiting for some large transaction between responsible parties.
Minneapolis Journal; “Dayton Buys Again; Pays $30,000 for Fifty-two Feet on Upper Nicollet. Things Will Move, says Dayton.“; March 12, 1901; p. 1.