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Boston Landmarks Commission

The Commission will hold its monthly design review public hearing virtually on Tuesday, May 26, 2020, at 4 p.m.

Attention: This hearing will only be held virtually and not in person. You can participate in the hearing by going to our Zoom Meeting Link or by calling 929-205-6099 and entering meeting ID: 886 5271 2497 #

You can also submit written comments or questions to or via Twitter @bostonlandmarks.

Public testimony begins at

Discussion Topics

  1. Design Review - 4 p.m.

    20.1025.042 Franklin Park, 1 Franklin Park Road: Install two Smart Flower solar panel systems at Franklin Park Zoo, near Carousel and Butterfly Hollow Exhibit.

    20.1023.099 Boston Public Library Main Branch, 700 Boylston Street: Restoration of courtyard fountain.

    20.1021.196 Boston Public Library Faneuil Branch, 419 Faneuil Street: Construction of addition, site and landscape alterations, and exterior repair work.

    20.968.026 Federal Reserve Bank (Langham Hotel), 250 Franklin Street: At Pearl Street elevation install four new handrails at existing entry steps, and at the Oliver Street elevation create an opening in the masonry wall and install a louver. 

    20.1024 BLC 387-397 Dudley Street: Construct five-story building with 24 residential units and ground-floor retail space.

  2. Administrative Review/Approval

    20.992.007 Adams Nervine Asylum, 1020 Centre Street: Continue existing fence east of driveway.

    20.1021.091 Berkeley Building, 414-426 Boylston Street: Replace existing blade sign and wall sign.

    20.1019.037 Dorchester North Burying Ground, 611 Columbia Road: Repair northeast perimeter masonry wall.

    20.1020.090 Sidewalk Clock, 342 West Broadway: Repair clock structure and systems.

  3. Business Meeting - 6 p.m.

    Discussion and Vote on Design Review Applications: The Design Review Committee will present summaries of applications and make recommendations for a vote on each agenda item discussed at the Design Review Hearing, which met earlier.

    Violation: 6 Burton Avenue, Application: 20.885D2625: Review of voluntary demolition of house at 6 Burton Avenue.

    2020 Landmarks Commission Work Plan Update: Stanhope Stable: Move from potential petitions category to study report priority.

    Landmarks Commission Annual Meeting: Election of Chair and Co-Chair

    Review and Ratification of Public Hearing Minutes from 4/28/2020.

    Update on Community Preservation Act Projects.


    Projected Adjournment: 7:30 p.m.