CPA Proposals & Projects

Crafts Street Stable

92 Crafts Street, Newton Corner, MA 02458

goals:

Hire a structural engineer, preservation/conservation consultant, energy auditor, and coordinating architect to inspect this building constructed in 1895, and prepare plans and estimated costs for the restoration of its exterior.

See also Museum Collections Storage proposal on our Historic Newton page.

funding:

$65,575 CPA funds requested (historic resources), including $675 for City of Newton legal costs
$30,000 CPA funds appropriated
$21,059 CPA funds spent (unspent balance returned to Cpmmunity Preservation Fund)

contacts:

  • Commissioner of Public Buildings
    City of Newton
    52 Elliot Street
    Newton Upper Falls, MA 02464
    acabral@newtonma.gov
    617.796.1602
  • Commissioner of Public Works
    Newton City Hall
    1000 Commonwealth Avenue
    Newton Centre, MA 02458
    617.796.1000

Proposal Review & Appropriations

November 2005 - proposal and presentation with photos (long file, may load slowly)

December 2005 - detailed scope of work

13 January 2006 - CPC funding recommendation

June-September 2006 - additional letters of support

11 September 2006 - Board of Aldermen committee discussion (funding amount revised to $30,000)

18 September 2006 - Board order (appropriation)

Project News

29 August 2009 - final report excerpts with photos (long file, may load slowly)

final report full text:

October 2010 - Crafts Street Stable listing on National Register of Historic Places

9 March 2012 - Crafts Street Stable 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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