An application has been made to demolish or significantly alter these buildings.

If a property is deemed to have historic merit, the Town has the option of placing a stay of demolition for up to 12 months — or 18 months for National Register properties — to allow the Town and the owner to discuss alternatives to demolition of the property.


Demolition hearing:
2019-08-13
partial demolition, National Register property
25 White Pl
Built: 
1857
Class: 
Single Family House
Land area: 
2,141 sf
FAR: 
0.47
Owner: 
Alan Rawizza
FY19:
$853,500 Δ7.93%
Town Assessors Database:
FYAssessedChange
19$853,5007.93%
18$790,8006.01%
17$746,0007.00%
16$697,2007.00%
15$651,6007.60%
14$605,6002.99%
13$588,0000.00%
12$588,000-1.08%
11$594,4000.00%
10$594,4000.02%
09$594,30016.74%
08$509,100-4.00%
07$530,3000.06%
06$530,00021.84%
05$435,0006.98%
04$406,60010.01%
03$369,60021.10%
02$305,200
Historic name: 
Chace, R. A. House
Neighborhood: 
Brookline Village; White Place
Style(s): 
Not researched
Use(s): 
Single Family Dwelling House
Significance(s): 
Architecture
Designation(s): 
Nat'l Register District (10/17/1985); Nat'l Register MRA (10/17/1985)
Demolition hearing:
2019-08-13
partial demolition
143 Laurel Rd
Built: 
1939
Class: 
Single Family House
Land area: 
52,407 sf
FAR: 
0.06
Owner: 
Glenn E Jr & Kathryn C Murphy
FY19:
$2,383,800 Δ-3.88%
Town Assessors Database:
FYAssessedChange
19$2,383,800-3.88%
18$2,480,0006.00%
17$2,339,6007.00%
16$2,186,5007.00%
15$2,043,5008.53%
14$1,882,9003.00%
13$1,828,1000.00%
12$1,828,1006.10%
11$1,723,0000.00%
10$1,723,0001.35%
09$1,700,000-0.55%
08$1,709,400-4.00%
07$1,780,6001.04%
06$1,762,3005.38%
05$1,672,3006.99%
04$1,563,0008.38%
03$1,442,10025.30%
02$1,150,900
Historic name: 
Plimpton, Harold House
Neighborhood: 
Woodland
Architect(s): 
Stowell, Raymond Miles
Style(s): 
Colonial Revival
Use(s): 
Single Family Dwelling House
Significance(s): 
Architecture
Demolition hearing:
2019-08-13
partial demolition
49 Kensington Cir
Built: 
1962
Class: 
Single Family House
Land area: 
20,535 sf
FAR: 
0.14
Owner: 
John F & Kristen S Obrien Trs
FY19:
$1,610,100 Δ1.32%
Town Assessors Database:
FYAssessedChange
19$1,610,1001.32%
18$1,589,1006.01%
17$1,499,00028.32%
16$1,168,2007.00%
15$1,091,800-11.56%
14$1,234,5003.00%
13$1,198,500194.47%
12$407,000-1.76%
11$414,3000.00%
10$414,3000.00%
09$414,300-67.24%
08$1,264,500-3.68%
07$1,312,800-0.35%
06$1,317,40011.75%
05$1,178,9007.00%
04$1,101,80010.00%
03$1,001,60018.83%
02$842,900
Neighborhood: 
South Brookline
Architect(s): 
Greymont, Walter
Style(s): 
Postwar Traditional
Use(s): 
Single Family Dwelling House
Significance(s): 
Architecture
Demolition hearing:
2019-08-13
partial demolition
290 Tappan St
Built: 
1927
Class: 
Two-Family House
Land area: 
6,258 sf
FAR: 
0.54
Owner: 
Jeffrey B Cooper, Tr
FY19:
$1,924,500 Δ11.77%
Town Assessors Database:
FYAssessedChange
19$1,924,50011.77%
18$1,721,8008.00%
17$1,594,30010.00%
16$1,449,40014.12%
15$1,270,1009.09%
14$1,164,3005.00%
13$1,108,9000.00%
12$1,108,9001.27%
11$1,095,0000.00%
10$1,095,0000.00%
09$1,095,0003.34%
08$1,059,600-1.29%
07$1,073,500-0.63%
06$1,080,3009.69%
05$984,9004.11%
04$946,00010.01%
03$859,90023.32%
02$697,300
Demolition hearing:
2019-08-13
partial demolition
98 Chestnut St
Built: 
1890
Class: 
Two-Family House
Land area: 
5,007 sf
FAR: 
0.52
Owner: 
James J & Theresa J Malinn
FY19:
$819,100 Δ7.11%
Town Assessors Database:
FYAssessedChange
19$819,1007.11%
18$764,7007.99%
17$708,10010.00%
16$643,70010.00%
15$585,2003.14%
14$567,4005.00%
13$540,4000.00%
12$540,4002.14%
11$529,1000.00%
10$529,100-0.06%
09$529,4000.84%
08$525,000-2.00%
07$535,7000.11%
06$535,100-8.58%
05$585,3006.98%
04$547,10010.01%
03$497,30023.58%
02$402,400
Demolition hearing:
2019-08-13
56 Thorndike St
Built: 
1895
Class: 
Two-Family House
Land area: 
6,229 sf
FAR: 
0.44
Owner: 
Margaret Bleichman; Charlotte Craig
FY19:
$1,627,100 Δ10.99%
Town Assessors Database:
FYAssessedChange
19$1,627,10010.99%
18$1,466,0008.00%
17$1,357,40010.00%
16$1,234,00010.00%
15$1,121,80015.07%
14$974,9005.00%
13$928,5000.00%
12$928,5000.97%
11$919,6000.52%
10$914,8000.00%
09$914,8002.30%
08$894,200-7.08%
07$962,300-0.38%
06$966,00021.01%
05$798,3007.01%
04$746,00010.00%
03$678,20013.13%
02$599,500
Demolition hearing:
2019-07-09
partial demolition
57 Toxteth St
Built: 
c1894
Class: 
Single Family House
Land area: 
4,966 sf
FAR: 
0.71
Owner: 
Karl Kelsey; Anne Pfaff
FY19:
$1,713,700 Δ10.49%
Town Assessors Database:
FYAssessedChange
19$1,713,70010.49%
18$1,551,0005.99%
17$1,463,3007.00%
16$1,367,60010.88%
15$1,233,4005.37%
14$1,170,5003.00%
13$1,136,4000.00%
12$1,136,4001.94%
11$1,114,8000.00%
10$1,114,800-0.01%
09$1,114,9003.53%
08$1,076,900-4.00%
07$1,121,8000.04%
06$1,121,40011.38%
05$1,006,8007.00%
04$940,9009.32%
03$860,70023.33%
02$697,900
Historic name: 
Young, Francis House
Neighborhood: 
Lawrence School
Style(s): 
Colonial Revival; Queen Anne
Use(s): 
Multiple Family Dwelling House; Single Family Dwelling House
Significance(s): 
Architecture
MHC Inventory Form
Demolition hearing:
2019-07-09
57 University Rd
Built: 
1893
Class: 
Two-Family House
Land area: 
6,370 sf
FAR: 
0.62
Owner: 
Julia & Ellis S Cohen
FY19:
$1,824,300 Δ12.24%
Town Assessors Database:
FYAssessedChange
19$1,824,30012.24%
18$1,625,4007.99%
17$1,505,10010.00%
16$1,368,30014.40%
15$1,196,10011.18%
14$1,075,8005.00%
13$1,024,6000.00%
12$1,024,6003.86%
11$986,5000.00%
10$986,5000.00%
09$986,500-0.76%
08$994,100-2.34%
07$1,017,9001.56%
06$1,002,30012.67%
05$889,6007.01%
04$831,3009.99%
03$755,80015.25%
02$655,800
Historic name: 
Lyon, Levi T. House
Neighborhood: 
Aspinwall Hill
Architect(s): 
Lyon, Levi T.
Style(s): 
Queen Anne
Use(s): 
Multiple Family Dwelling House; Single Family Dwelling House
Significance(s): 
Architecture
MHC Inventory Form
Demolition hearing:
2019-07-09
partial demolition
Building photo
15 Toxteth St
Built: 
1900
Class: 
Residential Condominium
FY19:
$1,596,300 Δ0.00%
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FYAssessedChange
19$1,596,300
Demolition hearing:
2019-07-09
partial demolition
1762 Beacon St
Class: 
Exempt with Residential
Land area: 
5,193 sf
Owner: 
1762 Bs LLC
FY19:
$2,275,800 Δ8.43%
Town Assessors Database:
FYAssessedChange
19$2,275,8008.43%
18$2,098,9005.79%
17$1,984,00028.78%
16$1,540,60045.20%
15$1,061,000-0.76%
14$1,069,1003.52%
13$1,032,7000.00%
12$1,032,70014.99%
11$898,10062.35%
10$553,200-10.69%
09$619,400-23.39%
08$808,5000.00%
07$808,5000.00%
06$808,50012.28%
05$720,10017.70%
04$611,8000.00%
03$611,800-8.55%
02$669,000