Historic Davis Islands mansion sold, to be demolished

A waterfront Davis Islands mansion built in 1928 will be razed to make way for a new home.

Geoffrey Duyk and Ulrike B. Wolter paid $3.3 million for the home at 84 Adalia Ave. in a sale that closed Wednesday, according to Hillsborough County property records.

The seller was Richard J. Salem.

The house was placed on the National Register of Historic Places, but was removed from the register during the marketing process, said Jim Walters, an agent with Smith & Associates in Tampa.

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