Agenda For The Beacon Hill Architectural Commission

September 10, 2010
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Notice Of Public Hearing The Beacon Hill Architectural Commission will hold a public hearing: DATE: Thursday, 16 September 2010 TIME: 4:00 P.M. PLACE: BOSTON CITY HALL, ROOM 801 Subject of the hearing will be review of applications for Certificates of Appropriateness on the agenda below, review of architectural violations, and such business as may come before the Commission, in accordance with Chapter 616 of the Acts of 1955, as amended. Applications are available for public inspection during normal business hours at the office of the Environment Department. Sign language interpretations are available upon request. Please ensure that all electronic devices are silenced prior to entering the hearing room. After 5:30 p.m., enter and exit City Hall through the Dock Square entrance on Congress Street (across from Faneuil Hall). REPRESENTATIVES OF THE APPLICANT ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND BEACON HILL ARCHITECTURAL COMMISSION Joel Pierce (Chair), John Cunningham, Leslie Donovan, Kenneth Taylor, P.T. Vineburgh Alternates: Mark Kiefer, Martha McNamara, Danielle Santos, Annlinnea Terranova APPLICATIONS FOR CERTIFICATES OF APPROPRIATENESS 4:00 – 4:20 Application: 11.241 BH 144 Chestnut Street (Union Boat Club) Applicant: James S. George, Tower Resource Management: Install 4 panel antennas on the building located at 144 Chestnut Street. Proposal includes window installation and construction of stealth structure against existing chimney. 4:20 – 4:40 Application: 11.147 BH 33 Beaver Place Applicant: Grassi Design Group: Remove skylight and replace in a new location, remove brick chimney, replace 3 HVAC compressors, alter fenestration pattern at 3rd floor exterior wall, install new wood window sash, repair and repaint garage door and 2 entry doors, repair and repaint existing steel deck rail and window grilles. 5:00 – 5:15 Application: 11.259 BH 141 Cambridge Street Applicant: Install “stepped” snow guard system on roof, west elevation. 5:15 – 5:35 Application: 11.261 BH 138-140 Mount Vernon Street Applicant: Replace existing roof and roof decks; new roof deck finish elevation is approximately 14’’ above the existing deck construction.

REVIEW OF VIOLATIONS 5:35 43 Chestnut Street: Installation of inappropriate downspout without prior approval. 5:45 47 Pinckney Street: Repointing without prior review and approval. 5:45

ADMINISTRATIVE APPROVALS In order to expedite the review process, the Commission has delegated the approval of certain work items, such as those involving ordinary maintenance and repair, restoration or replacement, or which otherwise have a minimal impact on a building’s appearance, to the staff pending ratification at its monthly public hearing. The following applications have been identified as being eligible for such approval. ►Applicants listed under this heading NEED NOT APPEAR at the hearing. Following the hearing, please present this agenda at the Inspectional Services Department (1010 Massachusetts Avenue) when applying for permits. ISD personnel will send a facsimile of your building-permit application to the Environment Department. Upon its receipt Commission staff will sign off on the work, attaching any applicable provisos, reflecting the relevant guidelines and precedents. PLEASE NOTE that no further correspondence will be issued for the applications listed below: the building-permit application as annotated by Commission staff will constitute your Certificate of Appropriateness. 11.248 BH: 48 Beacon Street: Repoint façade and repair sills and lintels. 11.171 BH: 122-126 Charles Street: Install storm windows on top floor windows; 28 windows in total. 11.256 BH: 142 Chestnut Street: Replace 5 existing wood sashes on 3rd floor of front elevation. 11.254 BH: 30 Hancock Street: Replace existing shutters (10 pair) in kind. 11.255 BH: 39 Joy Street: Replace storm windows. 11.157 BH: 43 Mount Vernon Street: Install new copper gutters; replace metal flashing on 3 chimneys; all repairs in kind. 11.257 BH: 67 Mount Vernon Street: Replace 3 window sashes on 4th floor front elevation. 11.260 BH: 138-140 Mount Vernon Street: Cut and repoint masonry to match existing; replace chimney caps in kind, clean north and south stone cornice and replace flashing with drip edge. 11.258 BH: 36 Myrtle Street: Replace flat roof, replace copper flashing and copper gutter; replace door to head house. 11.178 BH: 116 Myrtle Street: Repaint front door and surround using the existing colors. 11.179 BH: 11 Phillips Street: Repoint the Garden Street side of the building. PROJECTED ADJOURNMENT: 5:50 pm Date Posted: September 2, 2010 cc: Abutters (from most recent tax list), Mayor, Law Department, Inspectional Services Department, Applicants, City Clerk, Boston Redevelopment Authority, District City Councilor, Beacon Hill Civic Association For additional information, please contact Beacon Hill Architectural Commission staff at 617-635-3850 or caitlin.greeley@cityofboston.gov

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