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Boston Landmarks Commission

The Commission will hold its next Design Review Hearing on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at 4:00pm

Please note: This hearing will be held virtually and not in person. To participate, please go to our Zoom Meeting link, or call 301-715-8592 and enter meeting ID  872 7915 3845 #. You can also email comments through email at

Public testimony begins at

Discussion Topics

  1. Design Review - 4:00pm

    21.0612.0145 James Michael Curley House - 350 Jamaicaway, Jamaica Plain (Continued from 2-23-2021): Installation of storm windows.

    21.0810.0050 Exchange Building - 53 State Street: Install new signage and relocate existing signage.

    21.0854.0066 Blackstone Block - 1 Union Street: Replace existing exterior signs with new illuminated exterior signs, add new non illuminated green metal cladding, and add new vinyl window graphics.

    21.0845.0155 39 Princeton Street: At front façade replace three lower-level one-over-one wood windows.

    21.0712.0019 Commonwealth Avenue Mall (Continued from 3-23-2021): Landscape and lighting Improvements to the Hamilton, Glover, and Sarmiento statues.

    21.0872.0005 Boston Common: Alterations to sidewalk at corner of Beacon Street and Park Street.

    21.0871.0026 Federal Reserve Bank (Langham Hotel) 250 Franklin Street: At terrace install accessible concrete landings at doors and adjustable pedestal pavers for accessible seating.

  2. Administrative Review/Approval

    21.0730.0056 Back Bay Fens - 121 Park Drive: Upgrade existing antenna facility.

    21.0870 BSR 97 Bay State Road: Replace roof frame and membrane at rear addition.

    21.0869 BSR 97 Bay State Road: Replace seventeen windows and one pair of French doors in-kind.

    21.0758.0229 Charles River Esplanade: Demolish vacant non-contributing building for future site of concession building.

    21.0867 BV 8 Church Street: Replace twelve six-over-six non-historic wood windows in-kind.

    21.0868 BSR 491 Commonwealth Avenue: Remove HVAC unit from front garden, infill from removal of window air conditioning units, repair and repaint windows, replace plywood at existing window openings with spandrel glass, and repoint masonry.

    21.0847.0042 Franklin Park: Replace ten previously removed trees with native shade trees.

  3. Business Hearing - 6:00pm

    Discussion and vote on Design Review Applications

    Demolition Delay Hearing - 30 Glenham Street, West Roxbury: Review of proposed demolition of an existing house.

    Review and ratification of 4/13/2021 public hearing minutes and subcommittee meeting minutes.

    Staff Updates