Back Bay Architectural Commission Hearing
I. VIOLATIONS HEARING
II. COMMERCIAL APPLICATIONS:
Application 17.374 BB Various Locations in the Back Bay
Applicant: Ricardo M. Sousa, Esq. (Applicant)
Proposed Work: Amend the BBAC’s approval for application 16.1294 BB to expand existing Wireless Distributed Antenna System (DAS) by adding 19 new DAS nodes on various street lights between Berkeley Street and Hereford Street by removing the proviso that the arms supporting the light fixtures be curved.
Application 17.366 BB 651 Boylston Street, Unit 1
Applicant: Patrick Sharkey (Applicant)
Proposed Work: Install new signage at front façade; and modify previously approved location of brick enclosure for kitchen exhaust duct at rear of building.
Application 17.367 BB 755 Boylston Street
Applicant: Patrick Sharkey (Applicant)
Proposed Work: Remove windows and intermediary brick piers on second floor of front façade and replace with new fixed windows and install metal cladding on brick spandrel panels above new windows to match detailing on first floor cornice band.
Application 17.335 BB 15 Newbury Street
Applicant: Michael Pocaro (Applicant/Tenant)
Proposed Work: Installation of exterior cooling unit at rear wall of church.
Application 17.371 BB 240A Newbury Street
Applicant: Vincent G. Norton, Jr. (Applicant)
Proposed Work: Removal of existing fire escapes from all elevations; demolition of 1960s connection and replacement with four level connecting structure; demolition of existing Newbury Street bump-out and replacement with a new projection; construction of egress stairs and elevator at rear patio; and installation of new mechanical equipment at roof.
Application 17.321 BB 545 Boylston Street
Applicant: Paul F. Gibbs (Applicant)
Proposed Work: Reconfigure front patio; install new signage at front facade; and replace existing HVAC exhaust and condenser at rear elevation.
Application 17.380 BB 225-227 Newbury Street
Applicant: Thomas G. J. Trykowski (Applicant)
Proposed Work: Redesign previously approved front garden and dig out; and redesign stair access to lower level retail space.
Application 17.316 BB 30 Marlborough Street
Applicant: Douglas Mitchell (Applicant)
Proposed Work: Replace vertical wood sheathing at rear elevation's bay window with flush-board trim with panel insets below windows; and install copper roofing system above the bay window.
Application 17.386 BB 197 Commonwealth Avenue
Applicant: Eve Siu-Tracy (Owner)
Proposed Work: Installation of two copper-clad dormers on existing pitched roof; and installation of decorative ironwork at all elevations.
Application 17.322 BB 520 Beacon Street
Applicant: Paul Hajian (Applicant)
Proposed Work: Rebuild existing roof deck.
Application 17.320 BB 330 Beacon Street
Applicant: Barry Quinlan (Applicant)
Proposed Work: Repair planter at front façade and replace existing tree at planter at front entry with an ornamental tree.
Application 17.172 BB 172 Beacon Street
Applicant: Antonio Misdea (Applicant)
Proposed Work: Construct landscape retaining wall and planter in front garden; replace front steps from street; and replace front concrete landing with brick pavers.
III. ADMINISTRATIVE REVIEW/APPROVAL:
Application 17.268 BB 103 Beacon Street: Replace one aluminum arched window at first story of front façade with a wood one-over-one double-hung window.
Application 17.336 BB 119 Beacon Street: Replace three vinyl windows at the fifth floor of the front façade, and replace two vinyl windows at the fifth floor of the rear elevation with wood one-over-one double-hung windows.
Application 17.360 BB 173 Beacon Street: Replace failed areas of existing black rubber roofing in-kind.
Application 17.319 BB 320 Beacon Street: Replace one wood one-over-one double-hung window at fourth floor of the rear elevation in-kind.
Application 17.362 BB 50 Commonwealth Avenue: Replace six wood six-over-six double-hung windows at the fourth floor of the front façade in-kind.
Application 17.364 BB 283 Commonwealth Avenue: Repair deteriorated areas of sandstone at front façade using a cementitious tinted stucco to match color of existing sandstone.
Application 17.368 BB 337 Commonwealth Avenue: Replace one wood one-over-one double-hung replacement window at the fifth floor of the rear elevation with a two-over-two double-hung wood window.
Application 17.183 BB 393 Commonwealth Avenue: Replace four wood six-over-one single-hung windows at the fifth floor of the front façade in-kind; and replace five wood six-over-one single-hung windows at the fifth floor of the rear elevation in-kind.
Application 17.323 BB 7 Gloucester Street: Install new copper gutters and downspouts at front façade; and rebuild bowing masonry wall at front façade.
Application 17.317 BB 29 Marlborough Street: Repaint exterior woodwork at front Mansard roof, and windows, trim and doors; re-point chimneys and masonry walls with a Type N mortar; and repair steel brackets at fire escape.
Application 17.369 BB 66 Marlborough Street: Repair and replace bluestone entry steps in-kind at Berkeley Street entrance.
Application 17.324 BB 81 Marlborough Street: Replace rotted soffit & fascia board at front façade and paint black.
Application 17.263 BB 85 Marlborough Street: Install new black rubber membrane roof; and rebuild existing roof deck and replace existing wood railings with black iron railings.
Application 17.325 BB 291 Marlborough Street: Replace penthouse black rubber membrane roof in-kind.
Application 17.383 BB 334 Marlborough Street: Repaint wooden detailing at dormers and eaves on front façade and side elevation Benjamin Moore "Black Horizon".
Application 17.326 BB 393 Marlborough Street: Re-point masonry at front façade with lime mortar; and paint fire balconies and windows black.
Application 17.318 BB 5-7 Newbury Street: Re-point masonry at front façade using a lime mortar and repair deteriorated stonework using a tinted mortar.
Application 17.384 BB 31 Newbury Street: Replacement of existing signage at panel at lower level of front façade’s bay window and installation of window signage.
Application 17.341 BB 67 Newbury Street: Repair and restore entry doors; install automated opener at 67 Newbury entry; replace deteriorated sandstone column shaft; and repair cast stone curbing.
Application 17.373 BB 168 Newbury Street: Replace three vinyl one-over-one double-hung windows at the third story of the front façade and two vinyl one-over-one double-hung windows at the third story of the rear elevation with wood one-over-one double-hung windows.
Application 17.385 BB 296 Newbury Street: Replacement of existing signage above front façade’s first story entry door and recover existing awnings at bay window.
Application 17.375 BB 328 Newbury Street: Installation of one wood storefront sign and one wood blade sign at the first story of the front façade.
IV. ADVISORY REVIEW: 45-53 Hereford Street
Proposed Work: Construct 3-story addition, widen existing bay windows, landscaping, adding fenestration and dormers and install mechanical equipment on roof.