CPA Proposals & Projects

Newton Senior Center

(former Newtonville Branch Library)

345 Walnut Street, Newtonville, MA 02460

Newton Senior Center Park 


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.


$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.


  • Jayne Colino, Director
    Newton Council on Aging and Senior Center
    Mailing address same as above

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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