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Beacon Hill Architectural Commission

The Beacon Hill Architectural Commission will hold its monthly public hearing on Thursday, November 17, 2022, at 5 p.m.

ATTENTION: This hearing will be held virtually only 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 # 974 2271 9722. You can also submit written comments or questions to

The public can offer testimony.

Discussion Topics

  1. Design Review

    APP # 23.0168 BH    94 BEACON STREET

    Proposed Work: At rear, façade install new stone garage door header. Install new light fixture above garage door

    APP # 23.0186 BH    145 PINCKNEY STREET(Continued From 9-2022 Hearing)

    Proposed Work: Replace balcony railings with code compliant railings to match existing color scheme

    APP # 23.0356 BH   127 MOUNT VERNON STREET

    Proposed Work: Replace exterior door in kind

    APP # 23.0380 BH   17 LOUISBURG SQUARE

    Proposed Work: New EV Charger, Replace exterior door in kind (See Additional Items Under Administrative  Review)

    APP # 23.0401 BH    19 BRIMMER STREET

    Proposed Work: Reconfigure dormer trim to accommodate new copper gutter and reduce overhang

    APP # 23.0344 BH   103 CHARLES STREET (Removed By Staff)

    Proposed Work: New Intercom

  2. Administrative Review

    APP # 23.0351 BH   8 PARK STREET: Repair failing brownstone window sills and lintels (2 each) on first floor of the front facade.  Repairs to be tinted to match existing. In addition, repair/replace leaking roof, brickmould, and flashing over a 5th floor bay window located on the north elevation of 8 Park St, above a private alley and only marginally visible from a public way.  All materials and paint to be of like kind & quality.

    APP # 23.0378 BH  15 RIVER STREET: Repair/Repoint brick mortar joints on the right facade, where there is evident water infiltration.  Mortar to match the historic color, tooling, and mixture. Repoint rooftop chimneys; inspect remaining facade areas for leak repairs and spot repair/repoint evident voids and cracks where water is leaking inside.

    APP # 23.0380 BH       17 LOUISBURG SQUARE: Replace exterior door in kind. Repainting front door with color matched paint. Install new EV charger at street, (Standard has previously been approved at 6 + 7 Louisburg Square.) Replace siding at head house with new standing seam copper siding. Selective repointing of front façade. Painting of flower boxes to match existing color. Repaint all exterior of windows, trim and shutters on front façade, remove brick pavers on sidewalk to install heating element. Existing brick to be reinstalled (See Additional Items Under Design Review)

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