Beacon Hill Architectural Commission

The Beacon Hill Architectural Commission will hold a public hearing on Thursday, February 18 at 5 p.m. at the Boston City Hall, Piemonte Room, 5th floor.

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 # 844 7077 2576. You can also submit written comments or questions to [email protected].

I. Violation

APP # 21.0692 BH 11 Irving Street

Applicant: Roy Harriman

Proposed Work: Ratification of unapproved intercom with new intercom.

II. Design Review Hearing

APP # 21.0676 BH 62 Chestnut Street

Applicant: Joe Bocelli; Sleeping Dog Properties

Proposed Work: Replace wood shutters with replicas to match in color, style and material.

APP # 21.0677 BH 73 Charles Street

Applicant: Lindsey Perrelli

Proposed Work: New Store Signage.

APP # 21.0678 BH 69 Charles Street

Applicant: Laura Cousineau

Proposed Work: New Store Signage.

APP # 21.0679 BH 40 Phillips Street

Applicant: Jaime Morin

Proposed Work: Replace twelve, wood, 1 over 1 windows with twelve, fibrex, 1 over 1, windows.

APP # 21.0680 BH 83 Mount Vernon Street

Applicant: Marc Beaulieu

Proposed Work: New fifth floor dormer and deck, new door hardware and repaint front door Heritage Red HC-181, new front light fixture, new intercom (See Additional Items under Administrative Review).

APP # 21.0681 BH 78 Mount Vernon Street

Applicant: Dana Nielson

Proposed Work: New dormers at rear façade, new oriel.

APP # 21.0682 BH 27 Brimmer Street

Applicant: Peter White

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

APP # 21.0683 BH 66 Beacon Street

Applicant: James Fay

Proposed Work: Repaint front door BM-Gloss black.

III. 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 # 21.0684 BH 33 Beacon Street: Spot repair slate roof in kind.

APP # 21.0685 BH 78 Beacon Street: Repoint brick façade and chimney in kind.

APP # 21.0686 BH 63 Chestnut Street: Install five storm windows on front façade. Two windows on the third floor, and three on the second floor.

APP # 21.0687 BH 24-26 Hancock Street: Repaint front door in kind (black). Clean front stoop, repaint in kind.

APP # 21.0680 BH 83 Mount Vernon Street At front façade, replace all front windows which are currently vinyl. Windows will be 6 over 6 wood true divided lights, except on the second floor which will be 6 over 9 wood true divided lights. Install new shutters on front façade, painted black, Repair front dormers in kind, repaint BM- Black Forest Green, Repair bow roof and entry canopy with new standing seam copper, repoint chimney and reset chimney pots, repoint all masonry on facades visible from the street, reset front walkway pavers, repaint garden fence BM Black, repair and repaint side lights; color BM Monterey White HC-127, restore front door. (See Additional Items Under Design Review).

APP # 21.0688 BH 57 Myrtle Street: Repoint masonry façade in kind using type “N” Mortar in ¾” deep cut joints.

APP # 21.0689 BH 35 Revere Street: At front façade, replace one aluminum clad, 1 over 1 window with one, wood, 1 over 1 window.

APP # 21.0690 BH 19 West Cedar Street: Repaint fire escape, replace hardware in kind.

APP # 21.0691 BH 47 West Cedar Street: Replace several bricks on chimney. Mortar and brick to match historic bricks/mortar.

IV. Ratification Of 1/21/2021 Public Hearing Minutes

V. Staff Updates

Vi. Projected Adjournment: 8:00

Date Posted: 2/8/2021

Beacon Hill Architectural Commission

Members: Arian Allen, Miguel Rosales, Danielle Santos, P.T. Vineburgh, Vacancy

Alternates: Matthew Blumenthal, Alice Richmond, Wen Wen, Vacancy, Vacancy

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