Monday, September 11, 2017

Fort Point Landmarks September 2017 Meeting

The FORT POINT CHANNEL LANDMARK DISTRICT COMMISSION will hold a public hearing on:
Thursday, September 14, 2017
6:00 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.from Faneuil Hall).

DISCUSSION ITEM
Amending Section 8.0 Recommendations of the Fort Point Channel Landmark District Study Report. specifically regarding commissioner nominations.

DESIGN REVIEW
18.095 HPC 47 Farnsworth Street
Applicant: Jean-Claude Tetreault, Trillium Brewing
Proposed Work: Modify openings. construct a roof deck and bulkhead. and install signage.

18.267 FPC 253 Summer Street
Applicant: Kevin Burke. Burke + Design
Proposed Work: Install signage ("253") on the Melcher Street. Summer Street, and channel fagades.

18.269 FPC 253 Summer Street
Applicant: Michael McGowan, Bergmeyer Associates. Inc
Proposed Work: Relocate a Harborwalk sign and install wall-painted signage ("Lolita") on the Harborwalk and channel facades. and an illuminated metal sign panel at the rear facade.

18.268 FPC 253 Summer Street
Applicant: Stephen McDermott, CBI Consulting. Inc.
Proposed Work: Modify a loading bay opening at the rear facade; install metal plates within the former window openings in the Harborwalk (channel facade) and general masonry repairs to all facades including repointing,
replacing deteriorated face brick in-kind, and repairing cracks in the stone and brick faces using an injection grout mortar.

I8.087 FPC 5l Sleeper Street
Applicant: Lee Cooper, Hopsters Brewing Company
Proposed Work: installing paired aluminum and glass doors and transom with applied logos and "51" on the glazing; replacing an exhaust duct with a flush rimless grille; installing a signband with halo-lit logo and lettering ("Hopsters Brewing Co.") on two facades; installing hop finials on the existing patio railing and lighting on the brick piers.

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:

PROJECTS COMPLIANT WITH DISTRICT STANDARDS & CRITERIA
18.016 FPC 21 Wormwood Street: 
Replace sixteen non-historic light fixtures on various secondary facades with new black LED fixtures.

REVIEW and RATIFICATION OF August 10,2017 and August 24,,2017 MINUTES


V. STAFF UPDATES


PROJECTED ADJOURNMENT: 9:00 PM

FORT POINT CHANNEL LANDMARK DISTRICT COMMISSION
David Berarducci, Susan Goganian, John Karofl Lynn Smiledge, Vacancy
Altemates: Thomas Rodde, Vacancy


originally published 9.5.17

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