CPA Proposals & Projects

Newton Senior Center

(former Newtonville Branch Library)

345 Walnut Street, Newtonville, MA 02460

Newton Senior Center Park

goals:

Redevelop Senior Center’s front yard into new pocket park, by restoring original front path, installing tables, seating, and benches, relocating chess table, and installing landscaping, lighting, and irrigation.

funding:

$271,210 CPA funds appropriated (recreation)
$1,096 unspent funds returned
$270,114 CPA funds spent
$88,000 Senior Citizens Fund of Newton contribution for design costs plus some construction & furnishings. This Fund also covers continuing maintenance costs, which are not included above.
$358,114 TOTAL PROJECT COST

contacts:

  • Jayne Colino, Director
    Newton Council on Aging and Senior Center
    Mailing address same as above
    jcolino@newtonma.gov
    617.796.1660

Proposal Review & Appropriations

15 October 2004 - proposal, with

8 February 2005 - CPC funding recommendation

24 March 2005 - cost estimates for Dept. of Public Works vs. private contractor

4 April 2005 - Board order (appropriation)

Project News

2001 to 2008 - site photos for park project

9 March 2012 - Newton Senior Center (former Newtonville Branch Library) Historic Building Report, from CPA-funded City Historic Buildings Survey

  • This report assesses the building's historic significance and makes recommendations for preserving its historically significant exterior & interior features.

 

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