Newton Street Railway Carbarn

The Newton Street Railway Carbarn is an historic building located at 1121 Washington Street in the village of West Newton in Newton, Massachusetts. Built in 1890 by the Newton Street Railway Company, it is a rare surviving example of a wood-frame trolley car garage facility, a facility once common in areas served by electrified trolleys. The building has a long two-story central section with extended single-story wings. It has been extensively remodeled and modernized and is now a commercial building with a restaurant, grocery store, and offices.[2]

Newton Street Railway Carbarn
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Newton Street Railway Carbarn is located in Massachusetts
Newton Street Railway Carbarn
Newton Street Railway Carbarn is located in the United States
Newton Street Railway Carbarn
Location1121 Washington St., Newton, Massachusetts
Coordinates42°20′58″N 71°13′13″W / 42.34944°N 71.22028°W / 42.34944; -71.22028Coordinates: 42°20′58″N 71°13′13″W / 42.34944°N 71.22028°W / 42.34944; -71.22028
Built1890
MPSNewton MRA
NRHP reference No.86001855 [1]
Added to NRHPSeptember 04, 1986

On September 4, 1986, it was added to the National Register of Historic Places.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. April 15, 2008.
  2. ^ "NRHP nomination for Newton Street Railway Carbarn". Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Retrieved 2014-04-18.