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Last updated: 06/21/2017 - 11:28am

South End Landmark District Commission

The Commission will hold its monthly public hearing on Wednesday, July 5, 2017

(Use Congress Street as an entrance and exit after 5:30pm)

Public testimony begins at 5:30pm

Discussion Topics

  1. Design Review

    17.1308 SE 108-116 West Springfield Street: Replace existing greenhouse structure at the West Springfield Community Garden.

    17.1250 SE 1 Appleton Street: Re-configure front entrance to increase conformance to accessibility standards by replacing existing storefront; install wood and steel pergolas above masonry openings on Appleton Street façade; install illuminated wood panels behind glass of fixed street level windows; install new signage; and install steel faced planters around patio seating areas with aluminum posts for suspended string lighting.

    17.1303 SE 44 Waltham Street: At roof install three fiberglass chimneys that will conceal a total of six ballast mounted antennas.

    17.1396 SE 107 Pembroke Street: Construct roof deck, access hatch and two air-conditioning condensers on roof and remove rear chimney (see also Administrative Review/Approval work below).

    17.1424 SE 213 West Canton Street: Change paint color of front façade from sandstone brown to a cream/yellow paint color matching the adjacent rowhouse at 211 West Canton Street.

    17.1437 SE 26 Lawrence Street: Construct new roof deck; and  install new entry door (see also Administrative Review/Approval work below).

    17.1436 SE 5 Claremont Park: Replace existing head house door; replace existing roof deck guard rail; and construct three new window wells at front garden level windows and install metal security bars (see also Administrative Review/Approval work below).

    17.1387 SE 3 Haven Street: Replace existing building entrance security gate with a new wooden entry door.

    17.1435 SE 195 West Springfield Street: Replace original skylight with curb and new skylight (see also Administrative Review/Approval work below).

     

  2. Administrative Review/Approval

    17.1416 SE 14 Bond Street: At front façade replace two, two-over-two wood first story windows in-kind.

    17.1401 SE 13 Cazenove Street: At front façade near the gutter and at the party walls re-point brick with mortar matching the color, texture and tooling of the existing mortar and clean brick with detergent and water; replace black rubber membrane roof in-kind; and at Mansard replace slate and copper flashing in-kind, and install copper gutter and belts.

    17.1436 SE 5 Claremont Park: Repair, re-point and clean brick masonry facades, cornices and chimneys; repair existing brownstone decoration, lintels and sills; repair and restore existing front stoop; repair/replace clapboard siding at head house; install new wood one-over-one wood windows at front façade; install new copper gutters; repair and restore front entry doors; and remove existing window grilles at front façade first story and garden level windows (see also Design Review Hearing work above).

    17.1428 SE 29 Claremont Park: At front façade replace four non-historic second story one-over-one windows and two non-historic third story one-over-one windows with wood one-over-one windows.

    17.1382 SE 81 Dartmouth Street: Remove deck and install new black rubber membrane roof.

    17.1426 SE 131 Dartmouth Street: At front façade replace existing two existing signs above first story windows with aluminum pan signs illuminated by existing light fixtures; and recover existing awning with new logo graphics.

    17.1437 SE 26 Lawrence Street: Repair, re-point and clean brick masonry facades, cornices and chimneys; repair existing brownstone lintels and sills; repair and restore existing front steps; replace existing roof shingles with new EcoStar shingles; refinish all fire escapes; replace all first, second and third story front façade windows with wood two-over-two windows; install new copper gutters; replace exterior lighting; remove window grilles and metal gate at entry door; and install metal security bars at garden level windows (see also Design Review Hearing work above).

    17.1443 SE 491 Massachusetts Avenue: Repair and repaint front entry steps.

    17.1396 SE 107 Pembroke Street: Replace rubber membrane roof in-kind; remove all existing storm windows; replace existing windows at front façade with wood, two-over-two windows; and install new copper gutters and downspouts (see also Design Review Hearing work above).

    17.1378 SE 259 Shawmut Avenue: Install concrete barrier over stone foundation, and repair masonry at side of stairs to prevent rodent entry into building.

    17.1380 SE 551 Tremont Street: Modify existing rooftop wireless equipment by replacing three antennas with three similarly-sized upgraded antennas and install six DC cable lines in the existing cable tray.

    17.1390 SE 715 & 725 Tremont Street: Spot cut and point limited areas of buildings with a mortar that matches the color, texture and tooling of the existing mortar, replace areas of deteriorated brick in-kind, cut and replace caulking sealant at control joints.

    17.1429 SE 760 Tremont Street: At front façade replace two feet of deteriorated wood at soffit in-kind. 

    17.1376 SE 80 Waltham Street: Seal open seams at rubber membrane roof.

    17.1397 SE 35 Wareham Street: At side elevation de-construct and rebuild in-kind a section of wall and replace disturbed roofing.

    17.1445 SE 161 Warren Avenue: At front façade replace deteriorated sections of wood trim at dormers in-kind; remove third story storm windows; and replace 1960s six-over-six and four-over-four third story windows with two-over-two and one-over-one wood windows.

    17.1412 SE 147 West Canton Street: At front façade re-point steps at basement level with mortar that matches the color, texture and tooling of the existing mortar; and replace small section of deteriorated brick in-kind at top of garden wall.

    17.1383 SE 207 West Canton Street: Remove roof deck and install new black rubber roof.

    17.1431 SE 143 West Newton Street: At front façade replace deteriorated wood trim and soffit at dormer in-kind.

    17.1435 SE 195 West Springfield Street: Re-point masonry with mortar matching the color, texture and tooling of the existing mortar; replace all sills and lintels with precast concrete matching the color and dimensions of the existing stone; replace all windows with two-over-two wood windows and replace brick molds in-kind; install new black rubber membrane roof; and repair and repaint rear connecting balconies (see also Design Review Hearing work above).

    17.1319 SE 7 Worcester Square: At front façade replace slate at Mansard in-kind.

  3. Ratification of June 6, 2017 Public Hearing Minutes
  4. Staff Updates
  5. Projected Adjournment 9:00pm