The Newton Historic Preservation Association Inc. (NHPA) is a non- profit tax-exempt corporation organized early in 1976 to provide the means for citizen action in the preservation of Newton's historic and/or architectural heritage through economically sound adaptive reuse. It's broad purpose is to identify buildings and landmarks in Newton, Massachusetts that are of historical value and significance; to advise and assist in maintenance, repair, preservation, restoration and beneficial use of such properties; to purchase or lease these properties where necessary to restore them to public or private use with their historical values preserved; to conduct research and educate the public concerning the historical background of such properties; and to solicit funds from public and private sources to be used for the foregoing purposes.
The projects undertaken by the NHPA include:
• Bigelow House, designed by H.H. Richardson, Newton, MA.
• Nathaniel Allen House, West Newton, MA.
•Upper Falls MBTA Station, Newton Upper Falls, MA.
•Newton Burial Grounds, Newton Center, MA.
•Walnut Street Fountain, Newton Highlands, MA.
•Pettee House @ Stone Institute, Newton Upper Falls, MA.
•Newton Highland Congregational Church , Newton Highlands, MA.
•Pillar House Relocation Proposal , Newton Lower Falls, MA.