Commonwealth Avenue Historic District

Roughly Commonwealth Ave. from Walnut St. to Waban Hill Rd., Newton, Massachusetts


Street View 

National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on February 16, 1990
Reference number
Architectural styles
Late 19th and 20th Century Revival; Victorian
Areas of significance
Community Planning and Development; Architecture
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic functions
Single dwelling; Specialty store; Secondary structure; Business
Current functions
Single dwelling; Secondary structure; Business; Specialty store
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1875-1899; 1925-1949
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 170
Contributing structures: 89
Contributing objects: 7
Non-contributing buildings: 16
Non-contributing structures: 46


Brick (42,462)
Ceramic tile (3,229)
District (10,438)
Have Street View (44,635)
Late 19th and 20th Century Revival (16,279)
Massachusetts (4,409)
Middlesex County, Massachusetts (1,323)
Newton MRA (163)
Newton, Massachusetts (180)
Private owner (54,398)
Stone (26,160)
Stucco (7,816)
Victorian (19,697)

Update Log 

  • February 21, 2017: New Street View added by Brian Bartlett