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South End Landmark District Commission

The South End Landmark District Commission will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, December 3, 2019, at 5:30 p.m.

Please use the Congress Street entrance to enter and exit City Hall after 5:30 p.m.

The public can offer testimony.

Discussion Topics

  1. Design Review Hearing

    APP # 20.406 SE     44 Dartmouth Street (Continued from 11/05/2019 Public Hearing). Proposed Work: Reconstruct a roof deck with railings visible from a public way.

    APP # 20.304 SE     25 Milford Street. Proposed Work: Replace historic double-leaf entry doors in kind.

    APP # 20.608 SE     198 West Springfield Street #4. Proposed Work: Modify the roof deck to comply with SELDC Standards and Criteria.

    APP # 20.463 SE     96 Chandler Street. Proposed Work: Reconstruct a roof deck visible from a public way.

    APP # 20.566 SE     2 Clarendon Street. Proposed Work: At the Montgomery Street elevation, install a gutter, splashguards, and downspout

    APP # 20.567 SE     29 Upton Street #3. Proposed Work: Construct a roof deck

    APP # 20.555 SE     143-145 Warren Avenue. Proposed Work: At the mansard level, construct two new dormers, one at each facade; modify the openings at the existing dormers and replace windows.

    APP # 20.605 SE     48 Union Park. Proposed Work: At the stoop, install a decorative metal handrail. Postponed until 01/07/2020 SELDC public hearing

    APP # 20.559 SE     123 Appleton Street. Proposed Work: At the Appleton Street facade, enlarge an existing masonry opening and install new windows; replace awnings; replace  and install new wall sconces; paint the Dartmouth Street sign band and return install new graphics and replace gooseneck style light fixtures; install moveable flower boxes and planters.

    APP # 20.420 SE     45 West Newton Street. Proposed Work: At the roof level of a rear addition, construct a deck.

    APP # 20.525 SE     169 Warren Avenue. Proposed Work: Erect a roof deck, visible from a public way.

    APP # 20.558 SE      686 Massachusetts Avenue. Proposed Work: At the roof, remove a head house and install a hatch and condenser units. At the front façade parlor and garden levels, remove conduits and install Fire Department beacon in flush box. See additional items under Administrative Review.

    APP # 20.532 SE      180 West Canton Street. Proposed Work: At the roof level, remove a rear chimney. See additional items under Administrative Review. Scope of work withdrawn by applicant.

    APP # 20.528 SE     65-109 Camden Street. Proposed Work: Replace Aeriata-style light pole in kind with attached small cell node equipment and antennae.

    APP # 20.529 SE     1144-1146 Washington Street. Proposed Work: Replace double-acorn light pole in kind with attached small cell node equipment and antennae.

    APP # 20.543 SE     156 Worcester Street. Proposed Work: Rebuild a roof deck, visible from a public way.

    APP # 20.557 SE     1 Appleton Street/ 439-441 Tremont Street. Proposed Work: At the Appleton Street storefront install new signage, new planters, seating, and umbrellas associated with a sidewalk café; modify the main entry and paint metal doors and trim.

    APP # 20.468 SE     1313 Washington Street. Proposed Work: At the Washington Street facade, replace resident garage doors; at the Waltham Street facade, replace service garage door.

    APP # 19.1204 SE   32 Appleton Street (Continued from 06/04/2019 Public Hearing). Proposed Work: Replace historic windows at the front façade.

    APP # 20.564 SE     62-64 Rutland Street. Proposed Work: Replace historic entry doors in kind. Withdrawn by applicant.

    APP # 20.565 SE     79 Rutland Street. Proposed Work: Replace historic entry doors in kind. Withdrawn by applicant.

    APP # 20.436 SE     85 West Newton Street (Continued from 11/05/2019 Public Hearing). Proposed Work: Demolish the existing former church and parish house (Villa Victoria Center for the Arts/ IBA Preschool).

  2. Advisory Review

    40 East Berkeley Street. Proposed Work: Construct a roof deck

    115 Worcester Street. Proposed Work: Construct a new building.

  3. Administrative Review/ Approval

    APP # 20.418 SE     34 Clarendon Street: At the front façade, replace nine (9) six-over-six, double hung, wood windows with two-over-two, double-hung, wood windows.

    APP # 20.554 SE     13 Dwight Street: At the mansard level, replace two one-over-one, double-hung, aluminum windows with one-over-one, aluminum-clad windows.

    APP # 20.535 SE     28 Dwight Street #1: At the parlor level, replace two one-over-one, double-hung, metal windows with two-over-two, double-hung, aluminum-clad windows.

    APP # 20.534 SE     28 Dwight Street #4: At the mansard level, replace two one-over-one, double-hung, metal windows with two-over-two, double-hung, aluminum-clad windows.

    APP # 20.569 SE     48 East Springfield Street #1: At the front facade parlor level, replace two two-over-two, double-hung, wood windows in kind; at the garden level, replace two one-over-one, double-hung, vinyl windows with two-over-two, double-hung, aluminum-clad windows.

    APP # 20.570 SE     60 East Springfield Street: At the East Springfield Street and Harrison Avenue facades (including four story building and adjacent two story building on Harrison Avenue), install wall ties, repair lintels and bricks, parapet, replace select bricks, and repoint facades.

    APP # 20.558 SE     686 Massachusetts Avenue: At the front facade parlor and garden levels, repair, patch, and recoat brownstone entry stoop, sidewall, and apron; repair and patch brownstone entry hood, lintels, and sills; repair and refinish entry doors and install gold leaf address (“686” at transom); at the front façade replace thirteen (13) one-over-one, double-hung, aluminum windows with two-over-two, double-hung, aluminum-clad windows; at the roof level install a copper drip edge and repair cornice; at the rear façade mansard level, replace five (5) one-over-one, double-hung, aluminum windows with two-over-two, double-hung, aluminum-clad windows.  See additional work under Design Review. 

    APP # 20.504 SE     671 Tremont Street: At the front façade mansard level, repair gutter and flashing and caulk dormers.

    APP # 20.537 SE     748 Tremont Street: At the front, side, and rear façade mansard levels, replace eight (8) vinyl windows with one-over-one, double-hung, aluminum-clad windows; at the front and side elevations, replace seventeen (17) vinyl windows with two-over-two, double-hung, aluminum-clad windows; at the oriel window at the side elevation, replace three (3) vinyl windows with one-over-one, double-hung, aluminum-clad windows.

    APP # 20.584 SE     2 Union Park: Temporarily remove double leaf entry doors to repair and refinish and reinstall. Postponed until 01/07/2020 SELDC Public Hearing

    APP # 20.532 SE     180 West Canton Street: At the front façade basement, parlor, and second levels, replace seven (7) one-over-one, double-hung, metal windows with one (1) two-over-two, double-hung, wood window and six (6) two-over-two, double-hung curved wood sash; at the front façade mansard level, replace eight (8) non-historic metal casement windows in kind; at the roof level, remove one (1) steel flue. See additional items under Design Review. 

    APP # 20.568 SE    4 Worcester Square #2: At the front façade parlor level, replace two two-over-two, double-hung, wood windows in kind.        

    APP # 20.542 SE     85 Worcester Street: At the third level (below the mansard), replace three two-over-two, double-hung, aluminum windows with two-over-two, double-hung, wood windows.

  4. Ratification of 11/5/2019 Public Hearing Minutes; 11/7/2019 Public Meeting Minutes; 10/24/2019 Public Meeting Minutes; 10/23/2019 Public Meeting Minutes; 9/26/2019 Public Meeting Minutes; 9/10/2019 Public Meeting Minutes; 8/22/2019 Public Meeting Minutes
  5. Staff Updates
  6. Adjournment