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South End Landmark District Commission

The South End Landmark District Commission will hold its monthly hearing on Tuesday, May 4, 2021, at 5:30 p.m.

Attention: This hearing will be held virtually and not in person. To participate, please go to our Zoom meeting link, or call 929-205-6099 and enter meeting id 894 6023 9761 #. You can also submit written comments to staff via email at SouthEndLDC@boston.gov.

The public can offer testimony.

Discussion Topics

  1. Design Review Hearing

    APP # 21.0695 SE          567 Tremont Street. Proposed work: Modify existing telecommunications equipment at the roof: remove three (3) antennas, six (6) TMAs, and nine (9) radios, and install three (3) new antennas, six (6) new radios, and tri-pod ballast frame.

    APP # 21.0746 SE          116 Appleton Street. Proposed work: At the rear façade which faces a public street, construct a rear deck. At the existing oriel, remove center window, modify the opening, and install French doors. Construct a roof deck with existing hatch access. 

    APP # 21.0759 SE          556 Tremont Street. Proposed work: Construct a roof deck (previously approved under APP # 17.0848 SE).

    APP # 21.0814 SE          221 West Springfield Street. Proposed work: At the roof, construct a roof deck with hatch access (previously approved under APP # 16.1680 SE).

    APP # 21.0852 SE          57 West Dedham Street. Proposed work: Install a painted mural.

    APP # 21.0863 SE          580 Harrison Avenue a/k/a 433 Albany Street. Proposed work: At the side elevation, construct a roof deck above the first story of an existing building. Replace one (1) non-historic window with a new metal and glass door.  Determined exempt by staff. 

    APP # 21.0866 SE          89 Union Park Street. Proposed work: At the main roof eave, roof ridges, and dormer eave, raise the roof deck to allow for ventilated cavity and install new vents. Remove and reinstall dormer windows. Remove existing skylight and reinstall on a higher curb. Modify cladding at an existing shed. See additional items under Administrative Review.

  2. Administrative Review/ Approval

    APP # 21.0846 SE          15 Appleton Street: At the front façade garden through second levels, replace six (6) six-over-six vinyl windows with new construction two-over-two aluminum-clad windows. At the front façade mansard level, replace a three-part vinyl casement window with two (2) new construction two-over-two aluminum-clad windows separated by a vertical mullion.

    APP # 21.0865 SE          130 Appleton Street: At roof level, replace eight (8) skylights with new copper pan skylights and three (3) awning windows.

    APP # 21.0858 SE          13 Cumston Street: At the front and rear façades mansard level, replace five (5) two-over-one wood windows with new construction wood windows of the same configuration. Install new wood trim on the exterior of windows to match existing.

    APP # 21.0857 SE          8 Dwight Street: At the front façade, repoint mortar joints and refinish lintels and sills. Replace deteriorated wood trim at bay windows in kind.

    APP # 21.0813 SE          30 East Springfield Street: At the front façade third level, replace three (3) two-over-two wood windows with new construction wood windows of the same configuration.

    APP # 21.0855 SE          30 Hanson Street #3: At the front façade third and dormer levels, replace four (4) non-historic, two-over-two aluminum windows with new construction aluminum-clad windows of the same configuration.

    APP # 21.0860 SE          31 Hanson Street #3: At the front façade parlor level, replace two (2) non-historic, two-over-two aluminum windows with new construction aluminum-clad windows of the same configuration.

    APP # 21.0861 SE          555 Massachusetts Avenue #2: At the front façade parlor level, replace two (2) non-historic one-over-one aluminum windows with transoms with new construction two-over-two aluminum-clad windows that extend the full height of the opening. At the rear façade parlor level, replace three (3) non-historic one-over-one aluminum windows with new construction two-over-two, aluminum-clad windows.  

    APP # 21.0850 SE          557 Massachusetts Avenue #3: At rear façade second level (above the parlor), replace two (2) non-historic one-over-one aluminum windows with new construction two-over-two aluminum windows and one (1) wood door with transom in kind.

    APP # 21.0812 SE          35 Milford Street: At the front façade cornice level, repair corbels in kind and paint to match existing.

    APP # 21.0807 SE          44 Rutland Square: At the front façade garden level, replace two (2) non-historic two-over-two curved sash wood windows with new construction curved sash wood windows of the same configuration.

    APP # 21.0811 SE          59 Rutland Square: At the front façade, repoint deteriorated mortar joints. Patch select areas of the front stoop and repaint stoop to match the color of the underlying brownstone.

    APP # 21.0862 SE          449 Shawmut Avenue: At the front façade mansard level, replace two (2) two-over-two and two (2) one-over-one non-historic wood windows with new construction wood windows of the same configuration. At the rear façade mansard level, replace three (3) non-historic, two-over-two wood windows with new construction wood windows of the same configuration.

    APP # 21.0866 SE          89 Union Park Street: Replace slate roof and all perimeter flashing throughout in kind. Replace dormer cladding in kind. Replace slate cladding and flat-seam copper roofing at two ridge sheds in kind. Repoint deteriorated mortar joints at chimneys. See additional items under Design Review.

    APP # 21.0849 SE          91 Waltham Street: At the fire escapes at the front and rear facades, replace damaged bolts and update as required. Scrape and paint fire escapes black.

    APP # 21.0851 SE          1411 Washington Street: At the front façade second level (above the storefront), replace one (1) non-historic fifteen-over-one wood windows with a new construction wood window of the same configuration to match existing fenestration.

    APP # 21.0859 SE          245 West Canton Street: At the roof level, rebuild existing roof decks and reinstall HVAC units (visibility to be verified by staff).

    APP # 21.0856 SE          78 West Concord Street: At the side elevation facing Deacon Place, repoint brick masonry joints and chimneys and refinish lintel s and sills.

    APP # 21.0753 SE          6 Worcester Square: At the front stoop, chip deteriorated cement and refinish and paint to match the color of the underlying brownstone.

    APP # 21.0757 SE          65-67 Worcester Street: At the front façade all levels, replace eleven (11) non-historic two-over-two wood windows with new construction wood windows of the same configuration.

  3. Ratification of Meeting Minutes

    4/6/2021 Public Hearing Minutes

    3/11/2021 Subcommittee Public Meeting Minutes

  4. Staff Updates
  5. Projected Adjournment: 7:30 PM