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Beacon Hill Architectural Commission

The Beacon Hill Architectural Commission will hold its monthly public hearing on Thursday, June 16, 2022, at 5 p.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 # 86090302931. You can also submit written comments or questions to

The public can offer testimony.

Discussion Topics

  1. Design Review

    APP # 22.1068 BH                 141 CAMBRIDGE STREET

    Proposed Work: Install mailbox.

    APP # 22.1110 BH                   81 PHILLIPS STREET (Determined to Be Exempt)

    Proposed Work: new roof deck.

    APP # 22.1181 BH                   70 CHARLES STREET

    Proposed Work: New signage.

    APP # 22.0973 BH                 18 GROVE STREET

    Proposed Work: Rebuild storefront with insulated glass.

    APP # 22.1096 BH                 44 PHILLIPS STREET

    Proposed Work: Replace all windows at front façade, restore transom light, rebuild garden level openings. 

    APP # 22.1176 BH                  32 CEDAR LANE WAY

    Proposed Work: New doorbell (See Additional Items Under Administrative Review).

    APP # 22.1187 BH                  34 WEST CEDAR ST

    Proposed Work: Paint front door (Benjamin Moore 319 Dalila high gloss).

    APP # 22.1188 BH                  131 CAMBRIDGE STREET (OLD WEST CHURCH)

    Proposed Work: New storage shed.

    APP # 22.1221 BH                   20 DAVID G MUGAR WAY

    Proposed Work: Replace front door and frame in kind. Reuse existing door handle, lock, number and kick plate.

    APP # 22.1221 BH                   73 HANCOCK STREET

    Proposed Work: Replace steps with granite steps.

    APP # 22.1265 BH                  15 RIVER STREET

    Proposed Work: Replace canopy.

    APP # 22.1288 BH                  8 WEST HILL PLACE

    Proposed Work: New roof deck, cedar fence, extend chimney, and chimney cap.

    APP # 22.1290 BH                  57 HANCOCK STREET

    Proposed Work: Replace existing door locksets with new Baldwin Entry set, Replace existing intercom with new video intercoms (front and side doors). (See Additional Items under Administrative Review).

    APP # 22.0772 BH                  103 CHARLES STREET

    Proposed Work: New sign

  2. Advisory Review

    5 West Cedar Street: Install helical supports to facade


    APP # 22.1244 BH   92 BEACON STREET #34: Replace six, all wood, 6 over 6, double hung, true divided light windows with six, 6 over 6, wood, double hung, true divided lights windows. Paint to match existing.

    APP # 22.1176 BH    32 CEDAR LANE WAY: Repainting of the wood surround in Benjamin Moore OC 39 white and the doors in Benjamin Moore HC 190 black (See Additional Items under Design Review).

    APP # 22.1229 BH   7-17 CHARLES STREET: Scrape, prime and paint the rear windows at 7 to 17 Charles Street.  Paint Benjamin Moore, semi-gloss Platinum Grey HC-179 to match existing paint color.

    APP # 22.1253 BH   16 HANCOCK STREET: Repair cracked concrete piers, repoint mortar joints on brick steps, clean the bricks on steps, remove loose/broken mortar, add new mortar as needed, repair and repaint surfaces in kind.

    APP # 22.1290 BH   57 HANCOCK STREET Restore front and side doors, Re-point brick as required w/ approved mortar mix and color to match existing; 1 part cement, 2 parts lime and 7-9 parts sand, Clean masonry - water and gentle detergent (See Additional Items under Design Review).

    APP # 22.1082 BH   20 LIME STREET: Repair and paint front facade metal cornice to match in kind.

    APP # 22.1286 BH   83 MYRTLE STREET: Replace window in kind, maintain security grate.

    APP # 22.1096 BH   44 PHILLIPS STREET: At front façade all levels, replace all wood, 2 over 2, double hung windows with 2 over 2, wood, double hung windows.

    APP # 22.1270 BH   52 TEMPLE STREET: Replace the paneling & molding of the entryway in kind, repaint the (wood) steps and the door in kind.

    APP # 22.1266 BH   70 WEST CEDAR STREET: Repaint front door in kind.

    APP # 22.1246 BH   5 WEST HILL PLACE: Repaint window and door trim in kind.

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