Cambridge Historical Commission Meeting

6:00 PM Thursday, February 2, 2023


City Wide

Sarah Burks,, 617-349-4683


Notice is hereby given that a public meeting will be held on Thursday, February 2, 2023, at 6:00 PM to consider the following matters under M.G.L. Ch. 40C and Ch. 2.78 of the Code of the City of Cambridge:

This meeting will be held online with remote participation. The public may participate via the Zoom webinar platform ( from a phone, tablet, or computer. To join the meeting, register here: or call (301)715-8592. Webinar ID#: 829 9603 8389. Confirm meeting details or view meeting materials online at Written comment is welcome up to 24 hours before the meeting and may be sent to

Public Hearings: Alterations to Designated Properties

Case 4905: 795 Massachusetts Ave., by City of Cambridge. Clean, repair or replace features on the exterior of City Hall. Relocate balcony signs. Install lightning and bird protection. Upgrade light fixture at tower.

Case 4906: Brattle Street from Sparks Street to Fresh Pond Parkway, by City of Cambridge. Construct phase two of the Brattle Street Safety Improvement Project including two-way bike lanes with concrete curbing and flex posts, crossing islands, and curb realignment.

Public Hearing: Landmark Designation Proceedings

Case L-136: 711-727 Massachusetts Ave. Gas Light Building LLC, owner. Consider preliminary landmark study report and make recommendations to City Council.

Public Hearing: Commission Policies

HVAC and Synthetic Materials Policies. Consider draft policies regarding heating, ventilating and cooling (HVAC) equipment and use of synthetic materials.

Bruce A. Irving, Chair
Cambridge Chronicle
, 1/19/23, 1/26/23

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.