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NORTHEAST CORNER OF GRANT AND COMMONWEALTH AVENUES
The Hobart Estates: Commonwealth Avenue and an Olmsted Subdivision
The Olmsted-designed subdivision centered on Hobart Road was developed in conjunction with the Newton Boulevard (now called Commonwealth Avenue).Learn about the suburbanization of Newton, suburban landscape design, and the evolution of domestic architecture on this tour led by Historic Newton intern Tom McGinley. Meet at the northeast corner of Grant and Commonwealth Avenue (the Carriage Road).Free.