King’s Chapel Parish House

December 23, 2014

The Back bay Architectural Commission will meet on Wednesday, December 10 at 5:00 p.m. in Room 900 on the nint floor of Boston City Hall.

Subject of the hearing will be 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 Ch. 625 of the Acts of 1966, as amended.  Applications are available for public inspection during business hours at the offices of the Environment Department.  Applicants or their representatives are advised to attend, unless indicated otherwise. Sign language interpreters are available upon request.


Application 15.689         545 Boylston Street

Applicant:  Excel Storefronts, LLC (contractors):  Replace upright sign for basement storefront tenant

5:15 P.M.

Application 15.690         62 Hereford Street (also known as 316 Newbury Street)

Applicant:  Excel Storefronts, LLC (contractors):  Install halo-illuminated reverse-channel lettering, including descriptive copy contrary to guidelines

5:30 P.M.

Application 15.685         310 Marlborough Street

Applicant:  Grassi Design Group, Inc. (arch’ts):  Remove rear vestibule, replace garden walls, install brick parking-court pavers; extend oriel, introduce new masonry window openings at rear elevation; construct roof deck, bulkhead hatchway, etc.

V.      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 the 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:

Application 15.668         148 Beacon Street:  Replace 8 units of window sash

Application 15.669         250 Beacon Street:  Replace 11 units of 1/1 & 11 units of 6/6 window sash

Application 15.670         260 Beacon Street:  Repaint stucco headhouse

Application 15.682         290 Beacon Street:  Replace wood window & dormer trim, copper gutters, roofing slates, etc.

Application 15.671         303 Beacon Street:  Replace flat roofing, copper flashing

Application 15.684         415 Beacon Street:  Replace skylight

Application 15.672 – 293 Commonwealth Avenue:  Replace 11 units of window sash

Application 15.673 – 352 Commonwealth Avenue:  Replace 8 units of window sash

Application 15.674 – 362 Commonwealth Avenue:  Replace 9 units of window sash

Application 15.675 – 413 Commonwealth Avenue:  Replace wood decking with stone pavers within existing deck footprint

Application 15.621         32-34 Fairfield Street:  Repoint masonry; repair stoop; replace flat roofing mat’l, deck, copper gutters

Application 15.676         90 Marlborough Street:  Repair/re-coat masonry, repaint window trim, etc.

Application 15.619         104 Marlborough Street:  Replace flat roofing, copper flashing mat’l, re-install previously approved deck

Application 15.677         199 Marlborough Street:  Replace 7 units of window sash

Application 15.686 – 111-115 Newbury Street:  Install louvers in 2 rear window openings

Application 15.678         115 Newbury Street:  Install halo-illuminated reverse-channel signage

Application 15.679         201 Newbury Street:  Replace concrete entry walkway with granite pavers

Application 15.680         302 Newbury Street:  Repoint masonry

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