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Beacon Hill Architectural Commission

The Beacon Hill Architectural Commission will hold a public subcommittee meeting on Friday July 23, 2021, at 9 a.m.

ATTENTION: This hearing will only be held virtually and NOT in person. You can participate in this hearing by going to our online meeting or calling 1-929-205-6099 and entering meeting id #875 1264 4482. You can also submit written comments or questions to BeaconHillAC@boston.gov.

The public can offer testimony.

Discussion Topics

  1. I. 9:00 AM REMANDED TO SUBCOMMITTEE MEETING ON JULY 17, 2021

    APP # 22.0012 BH 144 Charles Street:

    APPLICANT: David Hacin; Hacin & Associates

    PROPOSED WORK: Conversion of part of the property from parking to mixed use space. Work items include the repair and replacement of select existing storefront windows and entrances in kind, new recessed storefront entrances to match existing, paint wood storefront windows and entrances black. Define locations for new retail signage and consistent placement of blade signage, Remove existing gooseneck sign lighting over one retail storefront. New wall mounted sconces at garage and building lobby entrances for indirect lighting of flaking brick piers, new brick and concrete paving at covered passage, new finish stucco ceiling at covered passage, new wall mounted sconces at covered passage, Modified egress doors at covered passage. Existing door opening at 1st floor on west facade to be infilled with matching masonry, existing windows on west and south facades to be replaced as needed with translucent glass to match, modified opening at the 4th floor roof deck on the south façade, new 4th floor roof deck with planters and guardrail, not visible from a public way, 8’ tall vertical wood screen wall at west side, new roof deck at upper roof with perimeter planters and guard rail, modified mechanical screen enclosures with vertical standing seam zinc cladding expanded to accommodate new mechanical equipment, green screen wire mesh façade system for growth of existing vines on west façade facing Annie Fields Garden.

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