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SOUTH END LANDMARK DISTRICT COMMISSION HEARING

SELDC Hearing

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

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

 

The SOUTH END LANDMARK DISTRICT COMMISSION will hold a public hearing:

 

DATE:                               Tuesday, November 1, 2016

TIME:                                5:30 P.M.

PLACE:                             BOSTON CITY HALL, PIEMONTE ROOM, 5TH FLOOR

 

Subject of the hearing will be applications for Certificates of Design Approval on the agenda below, reviews of architectural violations, and such businesses as may come before the commission, in accordance with Chapter 772 of the Acts of 1975, as amended.  Applications are available for public inspection during normal business hours at the office of the Environment Department.  Applicants or their representatives are advised to attend, unless indicated otherwise. Sign language interpreters are available upon request. 

Please ensure that all electronic devices are silenced prior to entering the hearing room.

After 5:30 p.m., enter and exit City Hall at the Dock Square entrance on Congress Street (across from Faneuil Hall).

REPRESENTATIVES OF THE APPLICANT ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND, UNLESS INDICATED OTHERWISE.

 

SOUTH END LANDMARK DISTRICT COMMISSION

 John Amodeo, John Freeman, Catherine Hunt, Diana Parcon

Alternate: Peter Sanborn

 

DESIGN REVIEW APPLICATIONS

 

5:30                                     Berkeley Street and Tremont Street

Application: 17.466 SE     Ricardo M. Sousa, Tenant: Install a DAS node at the northwest corner of Berkeley Street and Tremont Street.

 

5:45                                     66 Berkeley Street

Application: 17.471 SE     Leo Delaney, Owner: Install two gooseneck vents in existing skylight openings (instead of previously approved louvered vents). Remove small chimney.

 

6:00                                     220 West Canton Street

Application: 17.464 SE     Dartagnan Brown, Architect: Reopen preexisting window well and install a window. (other to admin)

 

6:15                                     133 West Concord Street

Application: 17.465 SE     Dartagnan Brown, Architect: Install 2 wood 2/2 windows in previously approved new dormer. (other to admin)

 

6:30                                     40 Clarendon Street

Application: 17.487 SE     Joe Macey, General Contractor: Rebuild entire front façade due to structural concerns.

 

6:45                                     771 Harrison Avenue

Application: 17.474 SE     Ronald Simons, Owner: Amendments to previous application. Repair or replace al basement level windows. Preserve all window tracery visible from the public way. Set back windows in order to create space for recessed balconies. Install entry canopy to Link building. Enlarge window openings along East Canton Street. Create outdoor patios in recessed area at basement level along East Concord Street. Install plantings. Repair existing wrought iron fence and potentially recreate former fencing and lamposts at Harrison Avenue elevation. Create exterior terraces at roofline on 6th and 7th floors. Clean and restore all exterior masonry. Install HVAC equipment in sunken roof well that is not visible from the public way.

 

7:00                                     34-36 Claremont Park

Application: 17.475 SE     Eben Kunz, Architect: Rebuild front stoop.

 

7:15                                     22 Concord Square

Application: 17.432 SE     Sarah Girouard, Installer: Install PV panels on roof.

 

7:30                                     461 Massachusetts Avenue

Application: 17.460 SE     Noam Kleinman, Owner: Remove dead Sycamore Maple tree from front yard.

 

7:45                                     666 Massachusetts Avenue

Application: 17.355 SE     Shane Albright, General Contractor: Add a roof deck. (other to admin)

 

8:00                                     120 Pembroke Street

Application: 17.481 SE     Stephanie Horowitz, Architect: Replace existing bluestone in courtyard with concrete. (other to admin)

 

8:15                                     62-64 Rutland Street

Application: 17.486 SE     Vanessa Calderon-Rosado, Developer: Replace existing handrails with new galvanized steel handrails. Replace front door with single panel wood door, transom, and sidelight system. (other to admin)

 

8:30                                     54-102 West Newton Street

Application: 17.472 SE     Vanessa Calderon-Rosado, Developer: Replace existing handrails with new galvanized steel handrails. Install half-light mahogany paired doors at 74-78, 84, 88, and 92-102 West Newton Street. Install single leaf doors with flanking sidelights at 54-72, 80-82, 86, and 90 West Newton Street. (other to admin)

 

8:45                                     15 Warren Avenue

Application: 17.469 SE     Matt DeMello, Contractor: Install a roofdeck. Replace standing seam copper on the 5th floor wall in kind.

 

ADMINISTRATIVE REVIEW

In order to expedite the review process, the Commission has delegated the approval of certain work items, such as those involving ordinary maintenance and repair, restoration or replacement, or which otherwise have a minimal impact on a building’s appearance, to the staff pending ratification at its monthly public hearing.  Having been identified as meeting these eligibility criteria and all applicable guidelines, the following applications will be approved at this hearing:

 

►Applicants listed under this heading NEED NOT APPEAR at the hearing.  Following the hearing, please present a copy of this agenda at the Inspectional Services Department (1010 Massachusetts Avenue) when applying for permits.  ISD personnel will send an electronic copy of your building-permit application to the Environment Department. (To avoid confusion, the text of your building-permit application should be consistent with the project description given below.) Upon its receipt, Commission staff will accordingly authorize the execution of the work, attaching any applicable provisos, reflecting the relevant guidelines and precedents. 

PLEASE NOTE THAT NO FURTHER CORRESPONDENCE WILL BE ISSUED for the applications listed below:  the electronic building-permit application as annotated by Commission staff will constitute your Certificate of Appropriateness. The applicant is required to notify the commission of any project changes; failure to do so may affect the status of the approval.

If you have any questions not addressed by the above information, please consult staff at the telephone number above, or at blc@boston.gov Thank you. 

 

17.480 SE: 40 Appleton Street: Replace existing front porch railing with taller but identical railing.

17.489 SE: 68 Appleton Street: Replace 3 1/1 wood windows with 2/2 wood windows.

17.483 SE: 16 Clarendon Street: Remove outer wythe of brick on section of parapet that is bulging. Rebuild in kind.

17.437 SE: 507 Columbus Avenue: Replace 4 2/2 wood windows in kind.

17.461 SE: 13 Concord Square: Rebuild front stoop in kind.

17.482 SE: 18 Concord Square: Repair mansard roof with in kind materials and reinstall existing fire escape. (emergency repair)

17.468 SE: 12 Dartmouth Place: Replace 2 4/4 aluminum windows and 1 fixed aluminum sash with 2 2/2 clad windows and one fixed clad sash.

17.456 SE: 12 Dartmouth Place: Replace 12 6/6 aluminum windows with 12 2/2 aluminum clad windows.

17.467 SE: 83 Dartmouth Street: Replace three aluminum 2/2 windows with three clad 2/2 windows.

17.459 SE: 106 East Brookline Street: Repaint front stoop in kind.

17.458 SE: 108 East Brookline Street: Rebuild front stoop in kind. Repair and reuse existing railing.

17.491 SE: 21 Father Francis Gilday Street: Repoint and replace damaged bricks at compromised locations in kind. (emergency repair)

17.457 SE: 29 Hansen Street: Remove gate and install a door into stoop opening.

17.355 SE: 666 Massachusetts Avenue: Repoint front façade, restore wood entryway and restore all existing windows. (other to hearing)

17.462 SE: 9 Milford Street: Replace front entry door in kind.

17.455 SE: 41 Milford Street: Replace rubber roof and install new flashing in kind.

17.477 SE: 111 Pembroke Street: Replace all straight sash in kind and install new frames and weatherstripping for curved sash.

17.481 SE: 120 Pembroke Street: Replace front bluestone paver in kind. Repaint front stoop in kind. Repaint courtyard fencing in kind. (other to hearing)

17.486 SE: 62-64 Rutland Street: Repair or replace damaged sills and lintels in kind. Repair front stairs and kneewalls as needed. Install new copper gutters and downspots. Repair or replace flashing in kind.  Repair dormers in kind and replace asphalt shingles on mansard roofs with simulated slate shingles. All other roof surfaces will be covered with white rubber. Replace dormer windows in kind. All planting beds will be replanted and front garden fencing will be repaired or replaced in kind as needed. (other to hearing)

17.485 SE: 79 Rutland Street: Repair or replace damaged sills and lintels in kind. Repair front stairs and kneewalls as needed.  Install new copper gutters and downspots. Repair or replace flashing in kind.  Repair dormers in kind and replace asphalt shingles on mansard roofs with simulated slate shingles. All other roof surfaces will be covered with white rubber. Replace dormer windows in kind. Repair entryway in kind. All planting beds will be replanted and front garden fencing will be repaired or replaced in kind as needed.

17.453 SE: 50-52 San Juan Street: Replace front mansard roof shingles. Replace gutters in kind.

17.448 SE: 290 Shawmut Avenue: Rebuild front stoop in kind. Repair and reuse existing railing.

17.470 SE: 609 Tremont Street: Install 3 sliding windows in kind.

17.436 SE: 8 Wellington Street: Remove gate and install a door into stoop opening.

17.476 SE: 99 Warren Avenue: Repairs dormers and soffits in kind, reroof mansards, and repoint full building.

17.464 SE: 220 West Canton Street: Replace all existing 2/2 aluminum windows with 2/2 wood windows. Remove gate and install a door into stoop opening. (other to hearing)

17.472 SE: 54-102 West Newton Street: Repair or replace damaged sills and lintels in kind. Repair front stairs and kneewalls as needed. Install new copper gutters and downspots. Repair or replace flashing in kind. Repair dormers in kind and replace asphalt shingles on mansard roofs with simulated slate shingles. All other roof surfaces will be covered with white rubber and aluminum flashing will be installed. Replace wood dormer windows with 2/2 wood windows. Install 2/2 aluminum sash in basement-third floor window opening at 86 West Newton Street. All planting beds will be replanted and front garden fencing will be repaired or replaced in kind as needed. (other to hearing)

17.454 SE: 147 West Newton Street: Repair dentils, brick stops, and dormer with in kind materials. Paint lintels.

17.434 SE: 12 Worcester Square: Relay 4 courses of brick masonry above front entry using existing bricks.

17.484 SE: 25 Worcester Square: Replace 5 windows with 5 2/2 windows.

17.433 SE: 27 Worcester Street: Replace 5 2/2 windows on the front façade with 5 2/2 wood windows. (emergency repair)

17.435 SE: 75 Worcester Street: Relay 3 courses of brick under the roof gutter. In kind materials will be used.

PROJECTED ADJOURNMENT: 9:15 P.M.

Date posted: October 20, 2016