City of Cambridge

Historical Commission

Chapter 40C of the Massachusetts General Laws (Historic District Act); Chapter 40, Section 8D of the Massachusetts General Laws; Chapter 2.78 of the Cambridge Municipal Code; and City Council Order of 2000 establishing the Harvard Square Conservation District.

Identify, preserve and protect significant buildings, sites, structures and places within the City that constitute or reflect distinctive features of the architectural, cultural, political, economic or social history of the City. Advise city agencies for the purpose of preserving and protecting historical resources.

7 members, 3 alternates (nominee by Cambridge Historical Society, Chapter of the American Institute of Architects covering Cambridge, the Boston Society of Landscape Architects, Board of Realtors covering Cambridge, resident(s) of historic district, lawyer)

3 years

City Dept: 
Historical Commission, 617-349-4683; 617-349-6112 (TTY).

Meeting Dates: For additional information, please visit 

Commission Members:

William B. King, Chair, member
Bruce Irving, Vice Chair, member
William Barry, member
Shary Page Berg, member
Robert G. Crocker, member
Chandra Harrington, member
Jo Solet, member
Joseph Ferrara, alternate
Susannah Barton Tobin, alternate
Vacancy, alternate

Charles Sullivan, Executive Director, Cambridge Historical Commission.



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