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Beacon Hill Architectural Commission

The Beacon Hill Architectural Commission will hold its monthly public hearing on Thursday, January 19, 2023, 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 # 913 5237 0951. You can also submit written comments or questions to

The public can offer testimony.

Discussion Topics


    APP # 23.0344 BH 103 CHARLES STREET

    Proposed Work: New Intercom

    APP # 23.0478 BH 60 JOY STREET

    Proposed Work: Add CPA plaque to property mandated for receiving CPA funds from the City’s tax payers

    APP # 23.0525 BH 73 PINCKNEY STREET

    Proposed Work: At rear facade visible from Grove Square, replace existing low metal balcony railing w/ new code compliant black metal railing, reinforce balcony if required, Increase height of balcony door to existing stone lintel (See Additional Items Under Administrative Review)

    APP # 23.0526 BH 83 MYRTLE STREET

    Proposed Work: Replace the existing front door. Replace the existing doorbell with a new ring doorbell concealed behind a brass plate

    APP # 23.0457 BH 7 CHESTNUT STREET

    Proposed Work: Replace all windows on the front facade. All with existing (historic) pane configuration. Windows will be double paned, compared to the existing single pane (non-historic) windows. Install new light at main entrance, new front door hardware, new service entry door and hardware, new roof deck, new HVAC equipment, new intercom (See Additional Items Under Administrative Review)


    APP # 23.0476 BH 19 MYRTLE STREET

    Proposed Work: Review and comment on window mock-up at rear of structure



    APP # 23.0457 BH   7 CHESTNUT STREET: Patch and repair existing slate roof as needed (natural slate to match existing), patch, repair, and repaint wood trim, paint off-white: benjamin moore “dove wing”, repair copper gutters and downspouts, repair front oriel roof using historic materials. Restore, and paint existing window sills and headers as required, paint taupe/gray: benjamin moore “revere pewter.” Repair and repoint existing brick masonry and stone facades as required. Patch, repair, and repaint wood trim, paint off-white: Benjamin Moore “dove wing.” Clean, patch/repair, and paint decorative railing. Repair and repoint existing brick masonry and stone facades as required, restore front entry door, clean and repair front stone steps as needed, install shutters (See Additional Items Under Design Review)

    APP # 23.0460 BH 22 CHESTNUT STREET: Replace and repair bricks and  mortar on chimney

    APP # 23.0527 BH   1 OTIS PLACE: Paint exterior painted features black per paint analysis, reinstall missing shutters, shutters painted black to match exterior painted surfaces (black), replace non-historic metal grates at basement level. Install new metal grates on remaining basement windows

    APP # 23.0525 BH   73 PINCKNEY STREET: At rear facade, top level increase height of masonry opening to existing original stone lintel height on (3) window openings & install new custom wood true divided light double-hung windows. New brickmold to match existing (See Additional Items Under Design Review)

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