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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.

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.

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1 City Hall Square
Room 709
Boston, MA 02201
United States
Monday through Friday, 9 AM-5 PM

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Aug 14

Demolition Delay application: 844 Morton Street

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Aug 14

Demolition Delay application: 114 Orleans Street

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Aug 11

Demolition Delay application: 15 Swift Terrace

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Aug 9

Demolition Delay application: 41, 45, and 47 Spring Street

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