Cambridge Historical Commission Meeting

6:00 PM Thursday, November 4, 2021


Sarah Burks,, 617-349-4683



Notice is hereby given that a public meeting will be held on Thursday, November 4, 2021, 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#: 825 4794 3556. 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: Landmark Designation Proceedings and Alterations to Designated Properties

Case L-136 and Case 4669 (continued): 711-727 Massachusetts Ave, by Gas Light Building LLC, owner. Consider 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.

Case 4685: 137 Allston St., by Edward S. Eccles. Exterior restoration of St. Augustine’s church. Construct new entrance stairs and ramp. Replace existing entry doors with window. New cladding.

Case 4686: 10 Garden St., by President & Fellows of Harvard College. Install new signs at three entry points to the Harvard Radcliffe Institute yard.

Case 4401 (amendment): 98 Winthrop St., by Paul Overgaag. Revise design of temporary enclosure of dining patio.

Public Hearings: Demolition Review and Landmark Designation Proceedings

Case D-1557 and Case L-138: 68-70 Lexington Ave. by Gregory Scott Burd & Francesca Gino, owners. Demolish 3-decker (1913). Consider new design for replacement project. Consider initiation of landmark designation study.

Bruce A. Irving, Chair
Cambridge Chronicle
, 10/21/21, 10/28/21

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.

Meeting notices may be viewed on the CHC web site here. Project plans and staff reports can be viewed online here.