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Landmarks Commission

COVID-19 UPDATE: We are currently only accepting applications with a signed extension form. These include Design Review applications for Landmarks or Districts, as well as Article 85 Demolition Delay applications. Submit complete applications by emailTổ chức Baccarat, with a hard copy and check for the application mailed to Environment Department, Room 709, Boston City Hall, 1 City Hall Square, Boston, MA 02201.

UPDATE (October 16, 2020): We're working diligently to answer all constituent inquiries in a timely manner. Due to COVID-19 and a busy construction season, we are currently receiving higher than average phone call and email volumes.  Email is still the best way to connect with us.

Before contacting us, please be sure to check our online resourcesTổ chức Baccarat for information on applications, guidelines, and the answers to many common questions.

Otherwise, we will answer your questions in the order that they are received.

1 City Hall Square
Room 709 Environment Dept.
Boston, MA 02201
Temporary COVID-19 hours
City Hall is only open to the public on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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About the Commission

The Landmarks Commission (BLC) and the nine local historic district commissions are comprised of volunteers nominated by professional organizations and neighborhood groups. Find specifics about commissioner appointments in the Landmarks Commission's enabling legislation, and in each study reportTổ chức Baccarat. All commissioners must be appointed by the Mayor and also require City Council confirmation. BLC staff support the commissions' work.

The BLC and City Archaeology Program are part of the City of Boston Environment Department, within the Environment, Energy and Open Space Cabinet.  Learn about how we work to protect Boston’s historic resources. Or go straight to the complete schedule of applications due by and hearing dates for all commissions.

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Archaeology

We promote and preserve Boston's many archaeological resources through curation, excavation, and education.

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Article 85 news

Article 85

Demolition Delay Application: 270 Talbot Avenue-151 Spencer Street, Dorchester

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Demolition Delay Application: 29 High Street, Dorchester

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Demolition Delay Application: 49 St Stephen Street, Fenway

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Demolition Delay Application: 33 Evergreen Street, Jamaica Plain

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  • Commission Info

    Department:
    Authority:
    City
    Term:
    3 years
    Stipend:
    No
    Total Seats:
    18
    Resources:
    We have openings:

    Current members

    Member Appointed Expires Status
    Lynn Smiledge 11/27/2017 6/30/2020 Holdover
    David Berarducci 11/18/2020 6/30/2023 Active
    Thomas Hotaling 11/27/2017 6/30/2020 Holdover
    John Amodeo 11/18/2020 6/30/2021 Active
    Richard Yeager 10/22/2015 6/30/2018 Holdover
    Susan Goganian 3/4/2020 6/30/2021 Active
    John Freeman 3/4/2020 6/30/2021 Active
    Christopher Hart 3/4/2020 6/30/2021 Active
    Felicia Jacques 11/18/2020 6/30/2023 Active
    Diana Parcon 11/18/2020 6/30/2023 Active
    Richard Henderson 9/23/2016 6/30/2019 Holdover
    Bradford Walker 3/4/2020 6/30/2020 Holdover
    Lindsey Mac Jones 9/23/2016 6/30/2019 Holdover
    Kirsten Hoffman 11/27/2017 6/30/2019 Holdover
    Jeffrey Gonyeau 10/22/2018 6/30/2021 Active
    Joseph Castro 3/4/2020 6/30/2020 Holdover