Cambridge Historical Commission Meeting

6:00 PM Thursday, October 5, 2023


City Wide

Sarah Burks,, 617-349-4683


Notice is hereby given that a public meeting will be held on Thursday, October 5, 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#: 819 9457 5915. 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 4632 (amendment): 57 JFK St., by Crimson Galeria LP.
Alter entrance at JFK Street.
Case 5019: 194 Brattle St. by French Embassy to the USA.
Repair and replace windows and make other exterior repairs.
Case 5020: Washburn Common, 16 Philips Pl., by Lesley University.
Install new fence and gates at the rear of Washburn Common to screen loading dock and service area.

Public Hearings: Landmark Designation Proceedings

Cases L-146: 231 and 235 Third St., by petition of registered voters. 231 Third St. LLC and 235 Third St. LLC, owners, c/o DND Homes LLC. Consider the petition requesting initiation of a landmark designation study.
Case L-144: 10 Buckingham St., 4 and 6 Buckingham Pl., Buckingham, Browne & Nichols, owner.
Consider landmark study report and make recommendations to City Council.

Bruce A. Irving, Chair
Cambridge Chronicle, 9/21/23, 9/28/23

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.

The City of Cambridge does not discriminate on the basis of disability. The City may provide auxiliary aids and services, written materials in alternative formats, and reasonable modifications in policies and procedures to qualified individuals with disabilities.
For information contact Sarah Burks by calling: 617/349-4683 or 617/349-6112 (TTY).