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.

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