A Historic District for One?

October 26, 2023
• It seems like a lot of effort to go through for one home. However, the Town is hoping this is the beginning of something big.

Needham does not have an official historic district yet, but the groundwork is being laid to create one. Through it they hope to preserve vital elements of Needham’s history. However, some challenges remain, including how widespread these historic homes are, and how wary anyone is to put obstacles in the way of progress. But you’ve got to start somewhere, and in this case it happens to be 3 Rosemary Street. Learn the story behind this amazing home, its current owners, and how a team is being coalesced to protect a little corner of the town for years to come.

This story ran as part of the Needham Channel News, a weekly newscast airing on The Needham Channel every Thursday at 7:30pm. The Needham Channel News can be found on the Community Channel: Comcast 9, Astound 15 and Verizon 29. Most Thursdays it also can be viewed on our HD Channel on Verizon 2129, Astound 613 and streaming on this site.
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