The Herapath Property
There was nothing mysterious or doubtful about the great pile of buildings at which the automobile presently stopped. They were practical and concrete facts. Most people in London knew the famous Herapath Flats--they had aroused public interest from the time that their founder began building them.
Jacob Herapath, a speculator in real estate, had always cherished a notion of building a mass of high-class residential flats on the most modern lines. Nothing of the sort which he contemplated, he said, existed in London--when the opportunity came he would show the building world what could and should be done. The opportunity came when a parcel of land in Kensington fell into the market--Jacob Herapath made haste to purchase it, a