Community Preservation Program


Proposals & Projects

About This Page
The links below lead to pages with contact information & the full text of major documents about each proposal or project. Housing projects are listed here by street name. Documents are posted as submitted, without proofreading or editing. For listed projects that do not yet have a live link, please contact staff.
After clicking on each link, you may need to scroll down to find the project listed -- some pages include multiple projects.

Pending Pre- & Full Proposals
For the most up-to-date status of all pre- & full proposals, use this link:
Reports - Current: Pending Pre- & Full Proposals.
CPC Recommendations Pending Before the Board of Aldermen
Please contact the Board's staff directly for meeting agendas & schedules. 
For Board contact information, use this link: Board Committees That Review CPC Recommendations.
Proposals Pending Before the CPC
The CPC accepts in-person comments at a public hearing on every proposal, as well as written comments. For the proposals below, written public comments were accepted from December 2013 through February 2014, and public hearings were held in January-February 2014.
Allen House (historic resources)
City Hall - Accessibility & Acoustics (historic resources) 
Farlow Park (historic resources)
To date the following projects have submitted only pre-proposals, for advisory discussions with the CPC.
Affordable Housing Trust
City Hall - Historic Windows, Phase 2 (historic resources) 
New Art Center [Newtonville] (historic resources) 
Waban Hill Reservoir [Manet Road, Chestnut Hill] (recreation, open space, historic resources) 
WPA Mural [Newton North High School, Newtonville] (historic resources) 

Active Funded Projects
For most up-to-date status, use this link:: Reports - Current: Active Funded Projects
Angino Farm Barn Interior [Newton Community Farm] (historic resources, open space, recreation)
Burying Grounds [Historic Cemeteries] (historic resources)
Civil War Monument [Newton Cemetery] (historic resources)
Early Architecture Surveys, Up to 1850 (historic resources)
Historic Newton projects (historic resources), including: Museum Archives, Accessibility & Fire Protection 
Myrtle Village [Curve Street, West Newton] (community housing)
Newton Highlands Playground Rehabilitation (recreation) 
Newton Homebuyer Assistance Program (community housing)

Completed or Canceled Funded Projects
Accessory Apartment Incentive Program (community housing) Canceled March 2009.
Albemarle Park & Cheesecake Brook Projects (open space, recreation)
Including: Albemarle Community Commons (outdoor classroom), Cheesecake Brook Greenway, & Gath Pool
Archaeology Survey (historic resources)
Historic Art & Artifacts, including City Hall - Mayor Hyde Portrait (historic resources)
Bowen Projects: Bowen Field [Parks & Recreation Dept.] & Bowen Park Initiative [Bowen School] (recreation)
Brigham House (historic resources)
Cabot Community Park [Cabot School] (recreation)
Cambria Road [West Newton] (community housing)
Chestnut Street (Millhouse Commons) [Newton Upper Falls] (community housing)
Christina Street [Newton Highlands] (community housing)
City Archives (historic resources)
Including collections held at: City Hall, Newton Free Library, History Museum
City Hall (historic resources)
Including: balustrade, landscape, lighting, windows, auditorium stairs
City Historic Buildings Survey (historic resources)
33 Commonwealth (Covenant Residences) [Chestnut Hill] (community housing)
2148 Commonwealth Avenue (Veteran House) [Auburndale] (community housing)
Crafts Street Stable (historic resources)
Crystal Lake (historic resources, open space, recreation)
Including: 20 Rogers Street, 230 Lake Avenue
Dolan Pond & Forte Property [Webster Park, West Newton] (open space, community housing)
Durant-Kenrick Homestead (historic resources) -- see also other Historic Newton projects
Eddy Street [Newtonville/West Newton] (community housing)
Elgin Street Conservation Land (open space)
Elliot Street (Linden Green) [Newton Upper Falls] (community housing, historic resources)
Falmouth & Jackson Roads [West Newton and Newton Corner] (community housing)
Forte Park [Nonantum] (recreation)
Flowed Meadow Conservation Area (open space)
Including: 30 Wabasso Street
Gath Pool (recreation)
Heritage Landscapes Report (historic resources, open space, recreation)
Historic Preservation Guidelines (program administration)
Houghton Garden (historic resources)
Kesseler Woods (open space)
Lexington Street (Parkview Homes) [Auburndale] (community housing)
Local Historic Districts Signage [Newtonville & Newton Upper Falls] (historic resources)
Memorial-Spaulding School, Kayla's Garden Outdoor Classroom (recreation)
Museum Exterior Preservation (historic resources) - Historic Newton
Newton Centre Playground (recreation)
Newton Corner Library (historic resources)
Newton Health Department Building [former Newton Centre Branch Library] (historic resources)
Newton Highlands Playground (recreation)
Newton Senior Center Park (recreation)
Newton Upper Falls Playground (recreation)
Pearl Street [Newton Corner] (community housing)
Pelham Street (Pelham House) [Newton Centre] (community housing)
Recreation & Open Space Plan (open space)
Stearns & Pellegrini Parks [Nonantum] (recreation)
Warren House (historic resources)
Washington Park Historic Lighting [Newtonville] (historic resources)
Watertown Street (Nonantum Village Place) [Nonantum] (community housing)
West Newton Common (recreation)
West Street [Nonantum] (community housing)
Wellington Park (recreation)
Wyman Street Apartments [Waban] (community housing)
West Suburban YMCA Historic Windows [Newton Corner] (historic resources)