The Chestnut Hill

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The Chestnut Hill
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The Chestnut Hill is located in Massachusetts
The Chestnut Hill
The Chestnut Hill is located in the US
The Chestnut Hill
Location 219 Commonwealth Avenue, Chestnut Hill, Newton, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°20′16″N 71°10′31″W / 42.33778°N 71.17528°W / 42.33778; -71.17528Coordinates: 42°20′16″N 71°10′31″W / 42.33778°N 71.17528°W / 42.33778; -71.17528
Built 1899
Part of Commonwealth Avenue Historic District (#90000012)
NRHP Reference # 86001782 [1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP September 4, 1986
Designated CP February 16, 1990

The Chestnut Hill is a historic apartment building at 219 Commonwealth Avenue, in the village of Chestnut Hill in Newton, Massachusetts.


Designed by Boston architect Francis W. Chandler in the Tudor Revival style of architecture, it was built in 1899 for Dana Estes, one of the developers responsible for the extension of Commonwealth Avenue to Auburndale. On September 4, 1986, it was added to the National Register of Historic Places.[1]


It is a 3-1/2 story wood frame building with fieldstone on the ground floor, and half-timbered stucco finish above. The wall surfaces are in places embellished by decorative mastic elements.[2]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2007-01-23). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "NRHP nomination for The Chestnut Hill". Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Retrieved 2014-04-09.