Notice of Public Hearing

The Beacon Hill Architectural Commission will hold a public hearing on March 18, starting at 5 p.m.

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The following will be discussed:

Subject of the hearing will be applications for Certificates of Design Approval on the agenda below, reviews of architectural violations, and such businesses as may come before the commission, in accordance with Chapter 616 of the Acts of 1955 of the Massachusetts General Law as amended. Applications are available for review during business hours at the office of the Environment Department. Applicants or their representatives are required to attend, unless indicated otherwise below. Sign language interpreters are available upon request.

Attention: This hearing will only be held virtually and NOT in person. You can participate in this hearing by going to: or calling 1 (929) 205-6099 and entering meeting id # 885 5238 6767. You can also submit written comments or questions to [email protected].

I. Design Review Hearing

APP # 21.0682 BH 27 Brimmer Street (Continued From 2-18-2021 Hearing)

Applicant: Peter White

Proposed Work: Replace roof deck, remove and rebuild head house in a new location, new guardrails, and new skylight.

APP # 21.0722 BH 55 Chestnut Street

Applicant: John Rogers; Sagamore Select Finishes Group

Proposed Work: At front façade, roof level install eight galvanized steel snow guards.

APP # 21.0723 BH 32 Derne Street

Applicant: Laura Feddersen

Proposed Work: New Pergola, New Fence, New Planters.

APP # 21.0727 BH 83 Charles Street

Applicant: Gillian Rozynek

Proposed Work: New Signage, Remove awning at front façade.

II. Administrative Review/Approval: 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 commission staff pending ratification at its monthly public hearing. Having been identified as meeting these eligibility criteria and all applicable guidelines, the following applications will be approved at this hearing:

Applicants whose projects are listed under this heading NEED NOT APPEAR at the hearing. Following the hearing, you will be issued a Determination Sheet to present at the Inspectional Services Department (1010 Massachusetts Avenue) as proof of project approval when applying for permits. ISD personnel will send an electronic copy of your building-permit application to the commission staff for review. (To avoid potential confusion, the text of your building-permit application should be consistent with the project description given below.) Commission staff will accordingly authorize the execution of the work, attaching any applicable provisos, reflecting the relevant guidelines and precedents.

Please Note That Following Issuance Of The Determination Sheet No Further Correspondence Will Be Issued For The Applications Listed Below. The electronic building-permit application as annotated by commission staff will constitute your Certificate of Appropriateness; this will be valid for one year from the date of the hearing. The applicant is required to notify the commission of any project changes; failure to do so may affect the status of the approval.

If you have any questions not addressed by the above information, please contact staff at 617.635.3850 or [email protected] Thank you.

APP # 21.0724 BH 69 Charles Street: Repaint storefront trim in kind BM (Black) HC-180.

APP # 21.0725 BH 10 Otis Place: At rear façade, facing Storrow Drive, level 2, replace nine, 6 over 6, wood window sash sets and two, 8 over 8, wood window sash sets with nine, 6 over 6, wood sash sets and two, 8 over 8, wood window sash sets. Existing windows are not historic.

APP # 21.0726 BH 133 Mount Vernon Street: Repoint rear façade in kind.

III. Ratification Of 2/18/2021 Public Hearing Minutes

Iv. Staff Updates

V. Projected Adjournment: 6 p.m.

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