CPA Proposals & Projects

Houghton Garden

Suffolk Road at Woodman Road, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

goals:

Complete installation of black ornamental steel fence and gate sets with granite posts to define the property and secure it against vandalism, dumping, and entry of motor vehicles; improve pedestrian access and vehicular access for maintenance contractors.

funding:

$90,000 CPA funds appropriated (historic resources)
$8,442 unspent funds returned
$81,566 CPA funds spent

contacts:

  • Conservation Commission
    c/o Senior Environmental Planner
    City of Newton, Planning & Development Department
    1000 Commonwealth Avenue
    Newton Centre, MA 02459
    617.796.1134
    http://www.newtonma.gov/gov/planning/default.asp
  • Friends of Houghton Garden
    P.O. Box 67155
    Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

Proposal Review & Appropriations

3 November 2003 - proposal

28 January 2004 - CPC funding recommendation

15 March 2004 - Board order (appropriation)

Project News

November 2003 - fence options

12 January 2005 - conversion of loan portion of CP funding to grant (after application for Mass. Preservation Projects Fund grant was denied)

27 April 2009 - final payment

May 2009 - photos

back to top