CPA-Funded Historic Resource Projects

Fiscal Year 2003 - Fiscal Year 2016 (May)
The following historic resource projects have received appropriations of Weston’s Community Preservation Act funds:

Project Fiscal Year Dollar Amount Appropriated Status/Comments
Purchase of historic preservation restriction – 787 Boston Post Road 2003 $155,000 Restriction not executed; money returned
Rehabilitation of privately owned dam at 39 Crescent Street 2003 $60,000 Completed; $27,666 returned
Installation of new septic system and preparation of historic preservation restriction- Isaac Fiske Law Office 2003 $30,000 Completed
Purchase of historic preservation restriction at 809-811 Boston Post Road 2004 $225,000 Completed
Renovation of Melone Homestead 2005 $240,000 Completed
Exterior renovation of Josiah Smith Tavern (JST) and boiler repair 2005 $350,000 Completed
Renovation of Isaac Fiske Law Office 2006 $230,000 Completed
Condition assessment of Central and Farmers’ Cemeteries 2007 $12,500 Condition assessment completed; conservation work to be completed in phases; $350 returned
Purchase of historic preservation restriction – 823 Boston Post Road –“Hayfields” property 2007 $250,000 Historic preservation restriction executed.
Purchase of historic preservation restriction – 412 Highland Street (Meadowbrook School) 2007 $200,000 Restriction not executed; funds returned to Historic Preservation Allocation
Exterior renovation of Josiah Smith Tavern 2007 $360,000 Construction completed December 2008; $100,000 returned
Renovation of Melone Homestead – supplemental funds 2008 $85,000 Completed
Renovation of Fiske Law Office – supplemental funds 2008 $28,000 Completed
Architectural feasibility study for re-use of Old Library 2008 $85,000 $35,000 voted at May 2007 Annual Town Meeting; additional $50,000 voted at November 2007 Special Town Meeting; completed
Study of Old Library for adaptive re-use as centralized Town Archives 2008 $2,500 Completed
Josiah Smith Tavern and Old Library final design 2009 $750,000 Request for additional $300,000 to complete design work voted down at November 2009 Special Town Meeting
Purchase of historic preservation restriction – 116-118 Conant Road 2011 $250,000 Completed
Purchase of historic preservation restriction – 171 North Avenue 2011 $80,000 Completed
Melone House – Phase II – Rehabilitation/Restoration 2011 $75,000 Completed
Exterior reservation/rehabilitation/restoration of Old Library 2012 $850,000 Completed
Purchase of historic preservation restriction – 699 Boston Post Road 2012 $225,000 Completed
Preservation of historic Town documents (Town Archives) 2013 $542,000 Completed
Preservation of historic artifacts 2013 $9,500 Completed; $133 returned
Brook School Apartments building envelope project (10% preservation of historic resource) 2013 $137,500 In progress
Purchase of historic preservation restriction – 88 North Avenue 2013 $165,000 Completed
Restoration of historic Town cemeteries (Farmers’ Burial Ground and Central Cemetery) 2014 $125,000 In progress
Exterior reservation/rehabilitation/restoration of Old Library 2015 $300,000 Completed
Purchase of historic preservation restriction – 20 Young Road 2016 $255,00 In progress