Newspaper article The Record (Bergen County, NJ)

House Built by 'Murder, Inc.' Head on Market Again

Newspaper article The Record (Bergen County, NJ)

House Built by 'Murder, Inc.' Head on Market Again

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FORT LEE — A home built by one of the state's most infamous mobsters is back on the market.

Albert Anastasia, a feared hit-man who was the head of "Murder, Inc.," the enforcement arm of the Mafia in the 1930s and 1940s, moved to the area in the 1940s with his family and built the home at 75 Bluff Road.

The house's current owner, Janet Denlinger, is looking to sell the home and is pursuing permits to subdivide the property into between three and five homes.

She is also looking to sell her own home, which is adjacent to the 75 Bluff Road property, and three other contiguous properties on the block.

Denlinger added she doesn't have specific plans for the site and is flexible to offers from prospective buyers. The contiguous properties are ideal for a developer to buy out and develop as it wished, she said.

Borough Historian Tom Meyers said Anastasia's house doesn't have the same historic value as other properties the Fort Lee Historical Society would like to preserve. …

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