Wednesday, August 03, 2016

Fort Point Channel Landmarks August 2016 Meeting

The FORT POINT CHANNEL LANDMARK DISTRICT COMMISSION will hold a public hearing:

Thursday, 11 August 2016
5:30 PM
Boston City Hall – Piemonte Room (5th Floor)


After 5:30 pm, enter and exit City Hall at the Dock Square entrance on Congress Street
(across from Faneuil Hall).

Subject of the hearing will be applications for Certificates of Design Approval on the agenda below, review of architectural violations and such business as may come before the commission, in accordance with Ch. 772 of the Acts of 1975, as amended

I. DESIGN REVIEW HEARING

5:30 PM
16.1756 FPC 326 A Street, Apt 6C
Applicant: Walter Adams, WBA Associates (Applicant)
Proposed Work: Remove ten non-historic windows at the third floor and install ten one-over-one, double-hung aluminum windows with a bronze anodized aluminum finish in non-compliance with the FPCLDC Standards & Criteria.

5:45 PM
16.1761 FPC 300 A Street
Applicant: Peter Dominski, MEPT Fort Point Creative LLC (Applicant)
Proposed Work: Install internally illuminated acrylic signage on the panels adjacent to the main entryway; install painted signage with external light fixtures at the third floor on the Necco Street and Necco Court elevations.

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 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:


17.144 FPC 5 & 6 Necco Court: Clean, remove biological growth and remove paint from the masonry façades; repoint; remove abandoned non-historic anchors from the masonry; replace deteriorated face brick in-kind; stone and concrete resurfacing; replace severely deteriorated sandstone with dutchman in-kind; remove the non-historic brick infill at window openings and replace all of the single and paired wood sashes and wood brick molds with aluminum single and paired two-over-two, fixed off-set sashes and extruded aluminum brick molds all detailed and finished to match the historic; installing temporary wood infill protection at select ground level openings; replace and restore where missing the copper cornice; replace the copper parapet coping cover in-kind; repair, replace where missing, and repaint all cast iron features and hoistway elements in-kind; restore bronze (Boston Wharf Co.) medallions in-kind; and repair and repaint the fire escapes in-kind.

III. ADVISORY REVIEW

6:15 PM 5 & 6 Necco Street
Applicant: Todd Dundon, Gensler (Architect)
Proposed Work: Construct an atrium between the two buildings and a connector bridge to a new building; construct rooftop additions; create new openings on the secondary façades; modify the window openings on the existing connector bridge; install spandrel glass at street level windows; modify the fire escape doors and landings; install large display windows within the hoistways; install signage; and create a waterfront plaza.

PROJECTED ADJOURNMENT: 7:00 PM

FORT POINT CHANNEL LANDMARK DISTRICT COMMISSION
David Berarducci, Susan Goganian, John Karoff, Michele Yeeles, Vacancy
Alternates: B.K. Boley, Thomas Rodde

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