Coordinates: 42°20′6.30″N 71°9′30.52″W / 42.3350833°N 71.1584778°W
Chestnut Hill Water Works high-service pumping station
Chestnut Hill Reservoir Historic District is located between Beacon Street and Commonwealth Avenue in Boston, Massachusetts, just east of the Boston College Main Campus Historic District and the Boston-Newton city line. On February 18, 1990, it was added to the National Register of Historic Places. The district encompasses the reservoir and all of the structures related to its use, including the terminating gatehouse of the Sudbury Aqueduct, which feeds the reservoir, and the former pumphouses that distributed its water.
National Register listing
- Chestnut Hill Reservoir Historic District
- (added 1990 - District - #89002271)
- Beacon St. and Commonwealth Ave., Newton (actually in Boston)
- Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
- Architect, builder, or engineer: Shepley, Rutan & Coolidge, Et al.
- Architectural Style: Beaux Arts, Classical Revival, Other
- Area of Significance: Architecture, Engineering, Politics/Government, Community Planning And *Development
- Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1875–1899, 1900–1924
- Owner: Local Gov't
- Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
- Historic Sub-function: Water Works
- Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use