Brae-Burn Historic District

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Brae-Burn Historic District
Windermere Rd, Newton MA.jpg
Windermere Road
Brae-Burn Historic District is located in Massachusetts
Brae-Burn Historic District
Location Brae Burn and Windmere Rds., Newton, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°20′36″N 71°14′24″W / 42.34333°N 71.24000°W / 42.34333; -71.24000Coordinates: 42°20′36″N 71°14′24″W / 42.34333°N 71.24000°W / 42.34333; -71.24000
Area 7.11 acres (2.88 ha)
Architect Gay & Proctor; Crowell,C.C.
Architectural style Colonial Revival, Bungalow/Craftsman
Governing body Private
MPS Newton MRA
NRHP Reference # 90000009[1]
Added to NRHP February 16, 1990

The Brae-Burn Historic District is a residential historic district on Brae Burn and Windmere Roads in Newton, Massachusetts. It encompasses as modest residential subdivision that was laid out in the then-rural area of Auburndale in 1911. Many of its houses were designed by the regionally notable firm of Gay & Proctor, and represent a well-preserved collection of modestly scaled Craftsman and Colonial Revival style houses. The district includes 26 houses.[2]

The district was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1990.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15. 
  2. ^ "NRHP nomination for Brae-Burn Historic District". Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Retrieved 2014-04-09.