Category: Development

  • Curious about what’s going to happen at the site of former Atrium Mall?

    Overview of Proposed Bio Lab at the site of the former Atrium Mall   Presented to the Chestnut Hill Association by Attorney Alan Schlessinger and representatives of the owner of the Atrium. Hoping to include an expert on bio-labs.   Thursday, April 2nd   7:00PM   Newton City Hall Cafeteria

  • Waban Hill Reservoir News

    The CHA is happy to report that the request to purchase the Waban Hill Reservoir has passed the Community Preservation Committee, the Program and Services Committee and the Finance Committee. The last and final hurdle is before the Board of Alderman. If you are interested in preserving this open space for Chestnut Hill and all…

  • January 22 Meeting on Cell Phone tower installation

    If you interested in learning more about the plans to build a cell phone tower at Longwood Covered courts in Chestnut Hill, you can attend the meeting on January 22nd. See scanned agenda below (#4), or visit the Newton Historical Comission to view the Agenda for the Newton Historic Comission Meeting on January 22

  • Development at the Route 9 Hammond Street intersection

    The CHA recently learned of this December 9 meeting concerning development at the intersection of Route 9 and Hammond Street. Thanks to the Chestnut HIll Neighborhood Association. (Our Brookline counterpart) “If you’ve been wondering about the future of 1180 Boylston Street, former home of Chestnut Motors at the intersection of Hammond Street and Route 9, please come…

  • Waban Hill Reservoir News

    A Public Hearing will be held at 7:00 pm on Thursday, December 11, 2014 in City Hall Room 209 to discuss the use of Newton Community Preservation funds for the purchase and improvements to the Waban Hill Reservoir for $ 1,073,446.  The Waban Hill Reservoir is a 5 acre site at the top of Heartbreak Hill, directly…

  • Green Line track repairs in Commonwealth Ave. area

    During the weekends of October 25-26 and November 1-2, 2014 the MBTA will be performing critical repairs to the Green Line Tracks in the area of Warren Street and Commonwealth Avenue. Construction will include the utilization of heavy equipment during all hours of the weekend. On October 25-26 busses will replace Trolleys between BC and Blandford. On November 1-2…

  • DCR files for liscence to install floating walkway, hydro-raking at Hammond Pond

    The Massachussetts Department of Conservation and Recreation has filed with the Waterways Regulation Program for a liscence to (1) install a floating walkway on Hammond Pond and (2) perform hydro raking of aquatic vegetation in the pond. View the liscence notification and more information here: Publc Notice of Waterways Liscense Application No. w14-4074

  • A Message from the President of the CHA : Waban Hill Reservior

    Dear Neighbors & Friends: I want to bring to your attention something that may greatly enhance our open space needs in Chestnut Hill. The Waban Hill Reservoir (WHR) is a 5 acre site adjacent to Commonwealth Ave at the top of Heartbreak Hill along Manet Road or Woodlawn Drive.  This parcel of land was recently…

  • Proposed plans for Waban Hill Reservior

    Want to know more about the proposed uses of the Waban Hill Reservior? Check the City of Newton Community Preservation Plan page here.  View a presentation by the Waban Hill Reservior Advisory Group here. 

  • New dorm construction for Boston College

    According to Boston Business Journal, Boston College has won approval to construct an new 245,000 square-foot dorm at 2150 Commonwealth Ave. The structure will include student housing, new athletic facilities and open space. Read the full story here.