Category: Wards & Neighborhoods

Newton Upper Falls Historic Commission to meet Thursday, August 13th at 7:00 p.m.

The Newton Upper Falls Historic Commission is scheduled to meet on Thursday, August 13th at 7:30 p.m. in Room 205 to discuss two petitions:  a request for a Certificate of Appropriateness to replace four windows for property located at 969 Chestnut Street, and a request for a Certificate of Appropriateness for feedback on a proposed project to renovate an existing house and build a rear addition for property located at 70-72 High Street.  For more information, please contact Barbara Kurze by phone at 617-796-1129 or by email at:  bkurze@newtonma.gov.  The Newton Upper Falls Historic Commission agenda can be found here.

No Board meetings week of July 6th – Upper Falls Historic Commission Meeting and memo from Land Use Chair re: Austin Street Schedule

There are no Board meetings this week – July 6th.

However, the Upper Falls Historic District Commission meeting will meet on  Thursday, July 9th at 7:30 p.m. in Room 205. The Commission will review of as-built drawings for the gable end of a barn, and review window and vent installations and the process to repair the sidewalk at 59 High Street, a request for modifications to a landscape plan to include a 35-foot retaining wall and steps on the north side of the driveway and to install wood instead of previously approved fiberglass gutters at 43-45 High Street; and continue a working session on a proposal to renovate an existing house and build an addition at 70- 72 High Street.  For more information on these or other Upper Falls Historic Commission matters, please contact Barbara Kurze at 617.796.1129 or bkurze@newtonma.gov.

Land Use Chairman Marc Laredo issued the following schedule for the Austin Street Special Permit Application:

July 21st – Framework discussion.

September 24th – Discussion of the Planning Department’s vision for Newtonville and how this project fits within that vision.

October 6th – Discussion of the design for Walnut Street and how this project fits within that design.

October 20th – Discussion of any remaining issues.

October 27th or 29th – Discussion of any remaining issues.

November 10th and 12th – Final presentation, final public comments, close public hearing.

November 16th– Target date for Board of Aldermen vote.

The complete memo can be found here.

Auburndale Historic Commission to meet on Tuesday, June 9th at 7:30 p.m.

The Auburndale Historic Commission will meet on Tuesday, June 9th at 7:30 p.m. in Room 205 and will discuss the following items:

33 Woodland Road, to build two new houses on subdivided lot, continuation from May 12, 2015 meeting;

204 Woodland Road, to replace porch columns and porch guard rail, rebuild porch stairs;

256 Woodland Road, to rebuild sun room;

46 Vista Avenue, to replace existing garage with three-car garage.

The official agenda can be found here.

 

Newton Upper Falls Historic District Commission to meet on June 11, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.

The Newton Upper Falls Historic District Commission is scheduled to meet on Thursday, June 11th at 7:30 p.m. in Room 205.

The agenda includes the following:

1. 43-45 High Street – Certificate of Appropriateness Request to modify approved landscape plan to add 35-foot long retaining wall and steps on north side of drive and to change approved fiberglass gutters to aluminum.

2. 342-344 Elliot Street – Certificate of Appropriateness Request to build 15-seat outdoor patio addition to rear of existing building.

3. 80-82 High Street – Certificate of Appropriateness Request to replace fence along left and right side of property and to replace a section of the rear fence.

4. 232-234 Elliot Street – Certificate of Appropriateness Request to replace doors and walkway; to remove front awning, fence and piers; and to seal coat driveway.

5. 70-72 High Street – Working Session Request for feedback on proposed project to renovate existing house, add carport and egress landing, and build rear addition with in-ground garage.

6. 117 High Street – Certificate of Appropriateness Request to replace replace windows.

7. 59 High Street – Certificate of Appropriateness Present drawings for solutions to remedy the project so that it aligns with the drawings originally submitted and approved.

The official agenda can be found here.