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Beacon Hill Architectural Commission Hearing

The commission will hold its monthly public hearing on Thursday, December 15, 2016.

(Use Congress Street as an entrance and exit at City Hall after 5:30 p.m.)

The public can offer testimony.

Discussion Topics

  1. Review and Ratification of the November 17, 2016 Minutes
  2. Design Review

    17.404 BH - 25 Beacon Street (Continuance from 10/2016)

    Applicant: Chris Pitman, CBT Architects (Applicant)

    Proposed Work: Install a wire mesh on the interior side of the sixth floor balconies on both the south and east façades.

    17.531 BH - 89 Beacon Street (Continuance from 11/2016)

    Applicant: Eric Hersum, Back Bay Properties Corp. (Applicant)

    Proposed Work: Dismissal of outstanding Notice of Violation for the “partial demolition of rear garden wall visible from Brimmer Street”; and to install paneled wood garage doors with a black painted finish.

    17.543 BH - 52 Beacon Street

    Applicant: John Day, LDa Architecture and Interiors

    Proposed Work: Construct a roof deck on the main roof; install wire mesh behind the stone balustrade; install one new door opening on the rooftop addition; modify door and window openings; remove a non-historic chimney at the rear of the Beacon Street bldg.; window replacement; masonry restoration; and replace copper gutters and leaders in-kind.

    17.422 BH - 45 Temple Street (Continuance from 11/2016)

    Applicant: David Raftery, JDMD Owner, LLC (Applicant)

    Proposed Work: Modify the north, east and west façades; create a passageway between Temple Street and Ridgeway Lane; and construct a rooftop addition with a roof deck.

  3. Administrative Review

    17.539 BH - 5 Acorn Street: Remove the roof deck; and replace the roofing membrane system and flashing in-kind.

    17.651 BH - 74 Beacon Street: Install one fan and one vent on the clay chimney pots on the chimneys.

    17.652 BH - 39 Brimmer Street: Replace nine one-over-one storm windows with a bronze finish on the rear façade.

    17.493 BH - 10 Charles River Square: Replace the roofing membrane system and copper gutters in-kind.

    17.616 BH - 21 Charles River Square: Repoint.

    17.194 BH - 71 Chestnut Street, Apt. G: Restore two paired multi-light wood casement windows with a black painted finish at the garden level fronting Chestnut Street.

    17.499 BH - 142 Chestnut Street: Replace two eight-over-eight, double-hung wood windows with a black painted finish at the fourth floor.

    17.619 BH - 69 Myrtle Street: Replace the former wood signband above the first floor window fronting Garden Street in-kind.

    17.542 BH - 70 Myrtle Street: Rebuild two brick chimneys with terracotta chimney pots in-kind.

    17.513 BH - 82 Phillips Street: Repoint; clean the masonry façade using a mild detergent; and re-caulk and repaint the windows off-white.

    17.529 BH - 75 Revere Street: Repaint front door dark green; replace deteriorated portions of the wood entryway surround in-kind and repaint light beige.

    17.555 BH - 3 West Cedar Street: Restore the existing wood door and trim in the garden wall and repaint black.

    17.541 BH - 6 West Cedar Street: Repoint a portion of the chimney; and temporarily remove a portion of the slate shingles and dormer face trim in order to replace the copper flashing.