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Boston Landmarks Commission Hearing 10/25/16

Use Congress Street As An Entrance/Exit After 5:30 P.M.

Subject of the October 25, 2016 Business Meeting/Public Hearing will be action on the agenda below. 

Items may be reviewed up to 30 minutes prior to time listed (but no earlier than 6:00 pm).

6:00 pm 1. Discussion and vote on Design Review Applications. The Design Review Committee will present summaries of applications and make recommendations for a vote on each agenda item discussed at the Design Review Hearing, which met on 10/25/16 from 4:00–6:00 pm in Boston City Hall, Room 900. (See below for Design Review agenda items)

6:20 pm 2. Review and ratification of 9/27/2016 meeting minutes.

6:25 pm 3. Demolition Delay Hearing: 88 Parsons Street, Brighton. 
Application #17.189D2107
Applicant: MO Realty LLC
Re: Review of the proposed demolition of a four-family dwelling at 88 Parsons Street, Brighton (Boston), Massachusetts.

6:55 pm 4. Property Updates and Staff Reports.

7:05 pm 5. Projected Adjournment.



4:00 pm  Charlestown Savings Bank
1-2 Thompson Square, Charlestown 
Application:  17.429.35 Design Review
Applicant:  James DeVellis, Thompson Square Partners LLC
Re:  Accessibility improvements: sloped sidewalk access to two new entries (to exterior elevator lobby and a new window-to-door on west side), restore entrance in historic opening on front façade, rear secondary egress.

4:20 pm  Christian Science Center Complex
Huntington Avenue, Boston 
Application: 16.1445.223 Design Review (ongoing) 
Applicant: Robert Herlinger, Chief Architect
Re: Lighting Master Plan; Signage Master Plan; Proposed design Massachusetts Avenue Garden. 

4:55 pm  Charles River Esplanade
Lederman Park, Boston 
Application: 17.431.229 Design Review
Applicant: Ruth Helfeld, DCR Section Head
Re: Install Lederman Memorial and landscaping.

5:20 pm  The Ropewalk and Tar House
Charlestown Navy Yard, Boston
Application:  17.430.115 Accelerated Design Review
Applicant:  Joseph Timilty, Frontier Enterprises, Inc.
Re: Update on previously approved (2014) proposal for reuse of the building for residential units and a museum space including masonry repair, replacement of all windows, new landscaping, new slate roofs.

~ 6:00 pm   Full Commission Hearing ~

Boston City Hall
Room 900
Boston, MA 02201
Rosanne Foley
Back Bay