Cambridge Historical Commission Meeting

6:00 PM Thursday, January 6, 2022


Sarah Burks,, 617-349-4683

Notice is hereby given that a public meeting will be held on Thursday, January 6, 2022, 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#: 842 8476 6867. 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 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.

Case 4715: 15 Follen St., by Andrew W. Lo, 15 Follen St. Realty Trust. Construct rear addition and window wells.

Case 4716: 32 Church St., by Harvard Real Estate c/o Kathy McCarthy. Alter entrance surround, replace select windows and redesign panels, install awnings and new signs, construct patio platform.

Case 4573 (continued): 36 JFK St, 81 Mt. Auburn St., 33 Dunster St., by Trinity Realty I, LLC. Demolish The Garage Building except for 2-story facades of the 1860s stable building at corner of Mt. Auburn and Dunster streets. Construct a new 6-story above grade mixed-use building.

Public Hearings: Demolition Review

Case D-1570: 204-206 Fayerweather St., by Tom & Keya Dannenbaum. Considered a revised design proposal for replacement building. 
The applicant has withdrawn their request for a hearing at this time. Matter will be re-advertised for future meeting.

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.

Project plans and staff reports can be viewed online here.