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South End Landmark District Commission

The South End Landmark District Commission will hold its monthly hearing on Tuesday, August 4, 2020, at 5:30 p.m.

Attention: This hearing will be held virtually and not in person. To participate, please go to our Zoom meeting link or call 929-205-6099 and enter meeting id 875 2717 9884 #. You can also submit written comments via email to SouthEndLDC@boston.gov or via Twitter @bostonlandmarks

The public can offer testimony.

Discussion Topics

  1. Design Review Hearing

    APP # 20.436 SE          85 West Newton Street. Continued from 11/05/2020 2019, 12/03/2020 2019, and 12/17/2020 2019 Public Hearings. Proposed Work: Obtain a Certificate of Exemption to demolish the existing former church and parish house (Villa Victoria Center for the Arts).

    APP # 21.0022 SE          54-102 West Newton Street. Proposed Work: Replace aluminum storefront systems at 25 rowhouses with wood doors, transoms, and sidelights; and replace handrails (modify Certificate of Design Approval).

    APP # 21.0023 SE          62-64 Rutland Street. Proposed Work: Replace entry doors with new wood doors, sidelights, and transoms; and replace handrails (modify Certificate of Design Approval).

    APP # 21.0002 SE          456 Shawmut Avenue. Proposed Work: Replace slate shingles at the mansard level with architectural asphalt shingles. See additional items under Administrative Review. 

    APP # 21.0044 SE          56 Clarendon Street. Proposed work: At the Chandler Street facade mansard level, replace French door and sidelight system. 

    APP # 21.0030 SE          52 Dwight Street. Proposed Work: At the front yard and garden level, install a fence and replace entry door under the stoop; at the roof, construct a roof deck (moved to Administrative Review). See additional items under Administrative Review.

    APP # 21.0032 SE           48 Union Park. Proposed Work: Replace stoop pipe railing with decorative metal handrail.

    APP # 21.0033 SE           49 East Concord Street. Proposed Work: Rebuild a roof deck. Moved to Administrative Review. 

    APP # 21.0024 SE           11 East Newton Street. Proposed Work: Install solar collectors (solar panels) at the roof; at the side elevation install associated piping. 

    APP # 21.0034 SE          116 Chandler Street. Proposed Work: Construct new entry hood. See additional work under Administrative Review.

    APP # 21.0035 SE           145 Worcester Street. Proposed Work: Construct a roof deck with hatch access. See additional items under Administrative Review. Withdrawn by applicant. 

  2. Advisory Review

    Crite Park.          Proposed Work: Installation of hardscaping, fence, and trellis in redesigned park space.

  3. Administrative Review/ Approval

    APP # 21.0028 SE          130 Appleton Street 1C: At the Appleton Street façade basement level, replace three (3) aluminum windows with two-over-two aluminum-clad windows.

    APP # 21.0027 SE          130 Appleton Street 3C: At the Appleton Street façade, replace two (2) two-over-two aluminum windows with new aluminum-clad two-over-two windows.

    APP # 21.0036 SE          23 Braddock Park: At the front façade mansard level replace asphalt shingles with new synthetic slate shingles.

    APP # 21.0037 SE          17 Cazenove Street: At the front façade rake out mortar joints by hand and repoint using a soft mortar mix to match the historic mortar in terms of color, texture, joint width, profile, and tooling.

    APP # 21.0034 SE          116 Chandler Street: Repair paneled entry area. See additional items under Design Review.

    APP # 21.0029 SE          144 Chandler Street: Repoint front façade with new mortar to match historic mortar in terms of color, texture, joint width, profile and tooling; patch and resurface lintels and sills with new mortar to match the historic configuration and historic mortar in terms of color, texture, profile, and tooling.

    APP # 21.0030 SE          52 Dwight Street: At the front façade mansard level, replace scalloped slate in kind; at the front façade all levels restore four (4) curved sash windows; replace six (6) vinyl windows with two-over-two, double-hung, aluminum-clad windows; install copper gutters and downspouts repoint brick joints with new mortar to match historic mortar in terms of color, texture, profile, joint width, and tooling; repair brownstone window sills and lintels and repaint to match the color of the underlying stone (HC-69); restore front stoop and repaint to match the color of the underlying stone (HC-69); open a window well and install new egress window; and construct a non-visible roof deck (to be verified by staff). See additional items under Design Review.

    APP # 21.0033 SE           49 East Concord Street. Proposed Work: Rebuild a non-visible roof deck (to be verified by staff).

    APP # 21.0043 SE          18-20 East Springfield Street: Replace paired wood and glass entry doors in kind.

    APP # 21.0031 SE          543 Massachusetts Avenue: Replace asphalt roof shingles in kind at the rear slope of the roof facing Northampton Street.

    APP # 21.0002 SE          456 Shawmut Avenue: Replace existing rubber roof at rear roof slope and install copper edge metal. See additional items under Design Review.

    APP # 21.0025 SE          694 Tremont Street: At the front façade parlor level, replace two (2) two-over-two straight-headed wood windows with two-over-two, arched-headed windows.

    APP # 20.1073 SE          85 Waltham Street: At the front façade second level, replace three (3) one-over-one aluminum windows with two-over-two aluminum-clad windows.

    APP # 21.0003 SE          88 Waltham Street: Replace copper gutter and galvanized downspout with new copper gutter and downspout.

    APP # 21.0038 SE          154 West Concord Street: At the front façade mansard level replace dark grey scalloped slate shingles with green scalloped slate shingles; install copper gutter to match existing; replace wood trim in kind; replace window sills in kind as needed.

    APP # 21.0035 SE          145 Worcester Street: At the front façade all levels, refinish existing front entry doors; patch and paint front façade; patch and repair mansard roof; repair and restore existing window sills and headers; repair and restore stoop as required; repair and restore existing two-over-two windows. At the front yard remove concrete slab.

  4. Ratification of Hearing Minutes
  5. Vote to reappoint chair and vice chair
  6. Staff Updates
  7. Adjournment