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Last updated: 01/24/2017 - 11:37am

Beacon Hill Architectural Commission Hearing

The Commission will hold its monthly public hearing on Thursday, February 16, 2017.

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

The public can offer testimony.

Discussion Topics

  1. Design Review

    17.404 BH - 25 Beacon Street

    Applicant: Chris Pitman, CBT Architects

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

    17.422BH - 45 Temple Street

    Applicant: David Raftery, JDMD Owner, LLC

    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.

    17.759 BH - 5 Acorn Street

    Applicant: Robert Stafford

    Proposed Work: Replace the roof deck in-kind.

    17.789 BH - 35 Bowdoin Street

    Applicant: Jan Steenbrugge, 33-35 Bowdoin Street LLC

    Proposed Work: Replace the stained glass entryway infill with wood and glass doors and transoms to match the historic.

  2. Violations

    See Section 3: Administrative Review

  3. Administrative Review


    17.791 BH - 89 Mount Vernon Street: Replace deteriorated face brick in-kind and repoint the brick wall along the west side of the driveway.

    17.798 BH - 87 Pinckney Street: Replace door and trimwork at the garden wall with a black painted finish in-kind; reinstall existing hardware; and reset the existing intercom flush with the side trim.

    17.797 BH - 119 Tremont Street & 1 Park Street: Reconstruct the window wells along the east façade of the church; and replace the paired doors and transom at the 1971 building with glass and bronze doors and transom window.


    17.778 BH - 4 Goodwin Place: Ratify outstanding violation (VIO.BH.69) for the removal of an unapproved vent installation on the front façade by keying in brick to match the original, using a soft Type O mortar, and a mild cleaner that is compliant with the district’s guidelines.

    17.761 BH - 24 Joy Street: Ratify outstanding violation (VIO.BH.72) for the unapproved replacement of light fixtures at the storefront and upper floor entryways with light fixtures that are compliant with the district’s guidelines.

  4. Advisory Review

    75 Beacon Street

    Applicant: David McWhan, Meyer & Meyer Architecture and Interiors

    Proposed Work: Construct a rooftop and rear yard addition, modify the front areaway, and window replacement.

  5. Review and Ratification of December 15, 2016 Minutes and January 19, 2017 Minutes
  6. Staff Updates