newton villages

Village Profile: Newtonville

Newtonville

Newton MA

 

Newtonville is a primarily residential neighborhood. The Shaw’s supermarket on Austin Street was one of the first projects in the country to buy air rights for construction. Newtonville’s center is a large commercial hub bisected by the Massachusetts Turnpike with businesses clustered on Washington and Walnut Street. [...]

Village Profile: Newton Corner

Newton Corner
Newton, MA

 

Newton Corner is a commercial hub off of the Massachusetts Turnpike. It includes  the Crown Plaza Hotel – built on air right over the highway. The village is located next to Exit 17 and offers convenient connection to and from Boston and Logan Airport. The Newton Corner Advisory Committee works in this village, [...]

Village Profile: Waban

Waban

Newton, MA


Beacon Street

Waban was named the third most affluent and well-educated zip code in the nation in a 2013 study by the Washington Post. The study was based on the index of the percent of college graduates and median household income. It is also the most affluent zip code in the state of [...]

Village Profile: Thompsonville

Thompsonville

Newton, MA


The Bowen School

Thompsonville is the smallest of the Newton villages located Newton Center, Newton Highlands and Chestnut Hill.

Thompsonville is often associated with the Bowen School. Figuring out where Thompsonville begins and end can be a bit difficult and locating its village center can be even more elusive. [...]

Village Profile: Nonantum

Nonantum

Newton, MA

 

Nonantum is located in the northeastern part of Newton - bordering Watertown. The main commercial area lays between Adams Street and Faxon Street on Watertown Street. Another commercial area sits along California Street. This village has more manufacturing use than the other villages. The Nonantum Advisory Commitee and [...]