Cambridge Historical Commission Meeting



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Sarah Burks




Notice is hereby given that a public meeting will be held on Thursday, October 1, 2020, at 6:00PM to consider the following matters under M.G.L. Ch. 40C and Ch. 2.78 of the Code of the City of Cambridge:

PLEASE NOTE: Due to statewide emergency actions limiting the size of public gatherings in response to COVID-19, this meeting will be held online with remote participation and will be closed to in-person attendance. The public can participate online via the Zoom webinar platform ( from a phone, tablet, or computer. To join the meeting, use this registration link before or during the meeting: or call (312)626-6799  Webinar ID#: 949 7060 0153. Check your email junk folder if you do not receive a confirmation in your inbox. All case materials are available online on the Project Plans and Staff Reports page of the Cambridge Historical Commission’s website ( Written comment is welcome up to 24 hours before the meeting and may be sent to The public will be given the opportunity to ask questions of fact and make public comment during the meeting. If you have questions, please contact us at histcomm@cambridgema.govor call 617-349-4683.

Public Hearings: Alterations to Designated Properties

Case 4384 (continued): 1 Brattle Sq., by One Brattle Square I, LLC, owner, o/b/o Spyce Food Co., tenant. Construct pergola over outdoor patio.

Case 4399: 8 Holyoke St., by Harvard Square BBQ Co. LLC. Install 17 SF internally-illuminated blade sign.

Case 4400: 3 Church St., by First Parish in Cambridge. Reconstruct missing trim, relocate entry doors behind new glass doors, alter plaza and steps to create universal access to front doors, add lighting.

Case 4401: 98 Winthrop St., by Timbuktu LLC. Remove seasonal enclosure and construct 4-season glass enclosure of existing outdoor dining patio.

Case 4402: 1400 Massachusetts Ave., by Harvard Cooperative Society. Enclose entrance vestibule with glass wall behind columns; update signs and replace windows on Palmer Street side of building.

Public Hearings: Demolition Review

Case D-1556: 624 Main St., by MIT 600 Main St Fee Owner LLC. Demolish brick factory (1883).

Case D-1557: 68-70 Lexington Ave., by Gregory Scott Burd & Francesca Gino. Demolish 3-family house (1913).

Case D-1558: 9-11 Jackson St., by Design Synergy Group, LLC. Demolish 3-family house (by 1871).


Bruce A. Irving, Chair
Cambridge Chronicle, 9/17/2020, 9/24/2020

Cases may be taken out of order and approved at the beginning of the meeting. Persons who wish to have a hearing on a case should notify the Commission in advance or be present at the beginning of the meeting when the Consent Agenda will be discussed.


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