For the Record

September 27, 2018
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From the Sept. 25 Zoning Board of Appeals meeting, City Hall:

  • 250 Newbury Street, Back Bay; Applicant: Josephine Damore

Purpose: Outside seating. No work to be done.

  • 48-62 Brookline Avenue  , Ward 5 Applicant: City Wide Contracting LLC

Article(s): 32(32-4)

Purpose: Build out Retail store with new entryway at street level.

From the Sept. 25 Licensed Premise Violations hearing, City Hall:

  • Bhc Corporation General Partner, doing business as: Club Café, 209  Columbus Ave., Back Bay. Date: 06/30/2018, Patron on patron assault and battery.
  • 78 Charles St. Manager, LLC, doing business as: Milner Hotel, 78  Charles St., Bay Village. Date: 07/12/2018: Premise providing breakfast café for guest without CV License, No Entertainment License for café TV’s,

Expired valet License (6/30/17).

  • Four Seasons Of Massachusetts, Inc., doing business as: Four Seasons, 200  Boylston St., Back Bay.

Date: 07/12/2018:  Expired BFD Assembly permit (6/30/18), Expired ISD Certificate (6/30/17).

From the Sept. 26 Boston Water & Sewer Comm. Meeting, BWSC, 8:30 a.m.:

  • Commission Authorization to Advertise for Bids for Contract No. 17-308-006, Replacement of Water Mains and Replacement and Rehabilitation of Sewers and Storm Drains in Back Bay/Beacon Hill and City Proper

From the Sept. 26 License Board meeting, City Hall:

  • SHAW’S SUPERMARKETS, INC. D/B/A:  SHAW’S SUPERMARKETS, 53  HUNTINGTON AVE., Fenway. Holder of a Retail Package Store All Alcoholic Beverages License has petitioned to change the d/b/a of the licensed business from Shaw’s Supermarkets to Star Market.
    •UMNV 240A NEWBURY, LLC (Urbanmeritage), 240A  NEWBURY St. (formerly Daisy Buchanan’s), Back Bay. Holder of a Common Victualler 7 Day All Alcoholic Beverages License has petitioned to change condition two (2) on the license -From: Alcoholic beverages served at tables in conjunction with menu items ordered at tables, tables in patio after 7:30 p.m. alcoholic beverages to be served with menu items. To: Food available at tables at all times, with alcohol service, both inside and on patio.

From a Council Hearing order for the Oct. 2 COMMITTEES ON PLANNING, DEVELOPMENT, AND TRANSPORTATION AND HOMELESSNESS, MENTAL HEALTH, AND RECOVERY, City Hall, 1 p.m.:

  • A hearing to examine plans regarding reconstruction of the Long Island Bridge and the reopening of service facilities. The Chairs of the Committees are Councilors Michelle Wu and Annissa Essaibi-George. The Sponsors of the Docket are Councilors Andrea Campbell, Essaibi-George, and Frank Baker.

From the South End Landmarks District Commission Oct. 2 meeting, City Hall, 5:30 p.m.

DESIGN REVIEW HEARING

  • 655 Tremont Street # C2 Proposed Work: At front façade storefront, install blade sign, pin-set letters on sign band, and vinyl letters on door glass.
  • 112  Shawmut Avenue Proposed Work: Demolish part of the existing structure and construct a 13-floor residential structure with the original façade integrated into the lower levels. (The Davis Companies project)
  • 24 Braddock Park Proposed Work: At front façade, replace railing between 24 & 26 Braddock Park, add railing attached to stringer at left side of the stoop.
  • 200 West Brookline Street #3 Proposed Work: At front façade level 3, replace two original 2 over 2 curved sash windows and one original 2 over 2 straight sash with 2 curved sash wood 2 over 2 windows and one wood 2 over 2 straight sash window.
  • 158 West Canton Street Proposed Work: At front façade all levels, replace all windows.
  • 130 West Newton Street Proposed Work: Install roof deck, install egress window.
  • Blue Bikes (Various Locations) Proposed Work: Install four new Bluebike stations at the following locations: Washington Street @ East Berkeley Street; Tremont Street @ Dartmouth Street/West Dedham Street; Tremont Street @ Northampton Street; and Columbus Avenue @ West Canton Street.
  • 11A Taylor Street Proposed Work: At front façade, relocate recessed front door to the bottom of the front stairs.
  • 754 Tremont Street #4 Proposed Work: Install a new roof deck.
  • 61 Berkeley Street Proposed Work: At front façade, install decal signage on front windows and door.
  • 2 Casenove Street Proposed Work: At front façade  level two. Replace original 2 over 2 wood windows with new 2 over 2 wood windows.

DISTRICT GUIDELINES UPDATE

  • Protection Area Height Increase: Vote to increase the height of protection area EDA South, Zone 3 from 200’ 6.5 F.A.R. to 350’. (Exchange South End, highway area).

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