Community invited to read report on WNH history and architecture

The research requested by the Newton Historical Commission in June 2016 was completed in early January by a team of volunteers, following the guidelines provided by the Massachusetts Historical Commission. Community members are encouraged to take a look at the West Newton Hill Local Historic District, Preliminary Study Report . The report contains historical information and photographs of examples the distinctive architecture in the neighborhood and also background on how and why West Newton Hill developed the way that it has.Community members are encouraged to share comments and feedback, especially if there are other interesting aspects of West Newton Hill's history that you know of.  Links will be added soon on how to access the research on individual houses within the neighborhood.

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The Newton Historical Commission will officially receive the report at its meeting on January 26. For more information, contact