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Landmarks Commission

COVID-19 UPDATE: We are currently only accepting applications with a signed extension form. These include Design Review applications for Landmarks or Districts, as well as Article 85 Demolition Delay applications. Submit complete applications by email, with a hard copy and check for the application mailed to Environment Department, Room 709, Boston City Hall, 1 City Hall Square, Boston, MA 02201.

The Landmarks Commission (BLC) and the nine local historic district commissions are comprised of volunteers nominated by professional organizations and neighborhood groups. Find specifics about commissioner appointments in the Landmarks Commission's enabling legislation, and in each district's study report. All commissioners must be appointed by the Mayor and 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 schedule of applications due by and hearing dates for all commissions.

1 City Hall Square
Room 709 Environment Dept.
Boston, MA 02201
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3 years
Total Seats:

Current members

Member Appointed Expires Status
Lynn Smiledge 11/27/2017 6/30/2020 Holdover
David Berarducci 11/27/2017 6/30/2020 Holdover
Thomas Hotaling 11/27/2017 6/30/2020 Holdover
John Amodeo 2/22/2016 6/30/2018 Holdover
Richard Yeager 10/22/2015 6/30/2018 Holdover
Susan Goganian 3/4/2020 6/30/2021 Active
John Freeman 3/4/2020 6/30/2021 Active
Christopher Hart 3/4/2020 6/30/2021 Active
Felicia Jacques 11/27/2017 6/30/2019 Holdover
Diana Parcon 11/27/2017 6/30/2020 Holdover
Richard Henderson 9/23/2016 6/30/2019 Holdover
Bradford Walker 3/4/2020 6/30/2020 Holdover
Lindsey Mac Jones 9/23/2016 6/30/2019 Holdover
Kirsten Hoffman 11/27/2017 6/30/2019 Holdover
Jeffrey Gonyeau 10/22/2018 6/30/2021 Active
Joseph Castro 3/4/2020 6/30/2020 Holdover