The Preservation Staff of the Planning and Development Department will post reports and studies here pertaining to preservation in Newton. Please check back occasionally to see new postings.
The Planning and Development Department is pleased to announce the creation of the Newton Historic Preservation Design Guidelines. Completed in 2012, these guidelines were created through CPA and Massachusetts Historical Commission grants and are intended to assist property owners with caring for their historic buildings and properties. When contemplating changes to historic buildings and properties, applicants are encouraged to consult the guidelines. The guidelines can be accessed through the links below.
Newton's Heritage Landscapes: A Community-Based Reconnaissance Report Completed in 2010, this report highlights landscapes within the City that have historic significance based upon community input at public meetings.