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Landmarks Commission

Landmarks Commission

We preserve Boston’s historic buildings and places, through protective designation and design review.

The Landmarks Commission is Boston’s historic preservation agency. We perform a wide range of preservation planning and cultural resource management functions.

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1 City Hall Square
Room 709
Boston, MA 02201
United States
Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

50 Cedar Street public hearing

We will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, July 31, at 5:15 p.m. on Petition #262.18 for consideration of designation of 50 Cedar Street, Roxbury, as a Boston Landmark.

The hearing will be held in Room 709, Boston City Hall. You can view the 50 Cedar Street Study Report below:

50 Cedar Street study

About our commission

The Boston Landmarks Commission (BLC) and the nine local historic district commissions are comprised of volunteers nominated by professional organizations and neighborhood groups specified in each commission’s legislation. All commissioners must be appointed by the Mayor; some also require City Council confirmation. BLC staff support the commissions' work.

The BLC and City Archaeology Program are part of the City of Boston Environment Department, within the Environment, Energy and Open Space Cabinet.  Learn about how we work to protect Boston’s historic resources. Or go straight to the complete 2018 schedule of applications due by and hearing dates for all commissions.

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Jul 13

Demolition Delay application: 951-959A Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester

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Demolition Delay application: 121 Addison Street, East Boston

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Jul 5

Demolition Delay application: 3 and 5 Washington Street, 165 Corey Road, Brighton

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Demolition Delay application: 8 - 10 Grimes Street, South Boston

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