Cambridge Historical Commission Meeting

6:00 PM Thursday, December 2, 2021


Sarah Burks,, 617-349-4683

The next meeting of the Cambridge Historical Commission will be on Thursday, December 2, 2021 at 6:00 P.M.

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#: 833 0063 8888. 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

Note that cases may be taken out of order and approved at the beginning of the meeting as part of a Consent Agenda. 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.


1.       Consent Agenda

2.       Public Hearing: Alterations to Designated Properties

Case L-136 and Case 4669 (continued): 711-727 Massachusetts Ave, by Gas Light Building LLC, owner. Consider revised draft Standards and Guidelines for landmark report. Continue hearing relative to application to renovate the existing building and construct an addition at rear and above the existing building.

3.       Public Hearing: Landmark Designation Proceedings

Case L-138: 68-70 Lexington Ave. by Gregory Scott Burd & Francesca Gino, owners. Demolish 3-decker (1913). Request for reconsideration of initiation of landmark designation study after withdrawal of demolition permit application.

4.       Public Hearing: Demolition Review and Landmark Study Petition

Case D-1595 and Case L-141: 2161 Massachusetts Ave. ND Development, LLC, owner. Application to move building on lot and demolish rear and side sections. Consider petition by ten or more registered voters to initiate a landmark designation study.

5.       Preservation Grants

6.       Director’s Report

7.       New Business

Project plans and staff reports can be viewed online here.