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:
2020-09-08
partial demolition, National Register district
328 Kent St
Built: 
1938
Class: 
Single Family House
Land area: 
8,842 sf
FAR: 
0.32
Owner: 
Malatri Chayavichitsilp
FY20:
$2,189,700 Δ17.18%
Town Assessors Database:
FYAssessedChange
20$2,189,70017.18%
19$1,868,70011.12%
18$1,681,7006.00%
17$1,586,5007.00%
16$1,482,7007.00%
15$1,385,7007.85%
14$1,284,8003.00%
13$1,247,4000.00%
12$1,247,4001.65%
11$1,227,1000.00%
10$1,227,1000.00%
09$1,227,100-5.75%
08$1,302,000-4.00%
07$1,356,3000.04%
06$1,355,80015.29%
05$1,176,0006.97%
04$1,099,40010.01%
03$999,4007.72%
02$927,800
Historic name: 
Wise, Robert House
Neighborhood: 
Longwood
Architect(s): 
Richmond, Isadore
Style(s): 
English Revival
Use(s): 
Single Family Dwelling House
Significance(s): 
Architecture
Designation(s): 
Nat'l Register District (9/13/1978)
MHC Inventory Form
Demolition hearing:
2020-09-08
219 Gardner Rd
Built: 
c1888
Class: 
Single Family House
Land area: 
31,306 sf
FAR: 
0.20
Owner: 
Barry & Ronnie Sugarman
FY20:
$3,745,400 Δ5.00%
Town Assessors Database:
FYAssessedChange
20$3,745,4005.00%
19$3,567,00011.74%
18$3,192,1006.00%
17$3,011,4007.00%
16$2,814,4007.00%
15$2,630,30013.52%
14$2,317,1003.00%
13$2,249,6000.00%
12$2,249,6002.12%
11$2,203,000
Historic name: 
Strong, William B. House
Neighborhood: 
Aspinwall Hill
Style(s): 
Craftsman
Use(s): 
Single Family Dwelling House
Significance(s): 
Architecture
MHC Inventory Form
Demolition hearing:
2020-09-08
partial demolition
199 Clark Rd
Built: 
1920
Class: 
Single Family House
Land area: 
5,527 sf
FAR: 
0.37
Owner: 
Nathan & Emily F Spunt
FY20:
$1,124,800 Δ4.99%
Town Assessors Database:
FYAssessedChange
20$1,124,8004.99%
19$1,071,3006.51%
18$1,005,8006.00%
17$948,9007.00%
16$886,80011.24%
15$797,2006.07%
14$751,6003.00%
13$729,7000.00%
12$729,7002.36%
11$712,9000.00%
10$712,9000.18%
09$711,600-1.81%
08$724,700-3.68%
07$752,400-0.33%
06$754,9005.67%
05$714,4006.99%
04$667,70010.00%
03$607,00023.93%
02$489,800
Demolition hearing:
2020-09-08
106 Sargent Rd
Built: 
1940
Class: 
Single Family House
Land area: 
48,296 sf
FAR: 
0.08
Owner: 
106 Sargent LLC
FY20:
$3,132,800 Δ5.00%
Town Assessors Database:
FYAssessedChange
20$3,132,8005.00%
19$2,983,6002.86%
18$2,900,7005.14%
17$2,758,9007.00%
16$2,578,4007.00%
15$2,409,7009.55%
14$2,199,7003.00%
13$2,135,6000.00%
12$2,135,6003.34%
11$2,066,5000.00%
10$2,066,5000.00%
09$2,066,5000.30%
08$2,060,400-3.78%
07$2,141,400-0.21%
06$2,146,0004.87%
05$2,046,4007.00%
04$1,912,50010.00%
03$1,738,60019.48%
02$1,455,100
Demolition delayed to:
2022-02-25
National Register district
295 Kent St
Built: 
1872
Class: 
Multiple Houses
Land area: 
21,780 sf
FAR: 
0.28
Owner: 
Longwood Ventures LLC
FY20:
$3,685,100 Δ5.00%
Town Assessors Database:
FYAssessedChange
20$3,685,1005.00%
19$3,509,6007.73%
18$3,257,7006.00%
17$3,073,3007.00%
16$2,872,2006.71%
15$2,691,5006.51%
14$2,526,9003.00%
13$2,453,3000.00%
12$2,453,3002.34%
11$2,397,2000.00%
10$2,397,2000.00%
09$2,397,2002.95%
08$2,328,600-4.25%
07$2,432,0000.21%
06$2,426,90012.36%
05$2,159,9007.00%
04$2,018,60010.00%
03$1,835,10013.33%
02$1,619,300
Historic name: 
Hayes, Dr. S. D. House
Common name: 
Wheelock College - President's House
Neighborhood: 
Longwood
Style(s): 
Second Empire
Use(s): 
Single Family Dwelling House
Significance(s): 
Architecture; Education
Designation(s): 
Nat'l Register District (9/13/1978)
MHC Inventory Form
Demolition delayed to:
2022-02-25
National Register district
116 Colchester St
Built: 
1910
Units: 
17
Class: 
Nine or More Unit Apartment
Land area: 
21,780 sf
Owner: 
Longwood Ventures LLC
FY20:
$3,577,600 Δ4.28%
Town Assessors Database:
FYAssessedChange
20$3,577,6004.28%
19$3,430,60012.13%
18$3,059,6008.95%
17$2,808,2000.00%
16$2,808,2001.36%
15$2,770,500-6.67%
14$2,968,4001.08%
13$2,936,8000.00%
12$2,936,80017.19%
11$2,506,00024.97%
10$2,005,300-10.51%
09$2,240,90022.21%
08$1,833,7000.00%
07$1,833,7000.00%
06$1,833,70014.63%
05$1,599,70017.70%
04$1,359,1000.00%
03$1,359,1009.68%
02$1,239,100
Historic name: 
Ong, Bessie House
Common name: 
Wheelock College - Dormitory
Neighborhood: 
Longwood
Architect(s): 
Doane, Howard
Style(s): 
Colonial Revival
Use(s): 
Dormitory; Single Family Dwelling House
Significance(s): 
Architecture; Education
Designation(s): 
Nat'l Register District (9/13/1978)
MHC Inventory Form
Demolition hearing:
2020-08-11
153 St Paul St
Built: 
1914
Class: 
Two-Family House
Land area: 
7,000 sf
FAR: 
0.36
Owner: 
Sandra L Parker Trs; Stefanie J Wein
FY20:
$1,552,200 Δ3.90%
Town Assessors Database:
FYAssessedChange
20$1,552,2003.90%
19$1,494,0007.88%
18$1,384,9007.99%
17$1,282,40010.00%
16$1,165,80014.90%
15$1,014,60010.75%
14$916,1005.00%
13$872,5000.00%
12$872,5007.93%
11$808,4000.00%
10$808,4000.00%
09$808,4007.44%
08$752,400-2.44%
07$771,2000.00%
06$771,2003.48%
05$745,3007.01%
04$696,5008.47%
03$642,10022.77%
02$523,000
Historic name: 
Gay, J. B. House
Neighborhood: 
Lawrence School
Architect(s): 
Gay and Proctor
Style(s): 
Craftsman
Use(s): 
Single Family Dwelling House
Significance(s): 
Architecture
MHC Inventory Form
Demolition hearing:
2020-08-11
partial demolition
280 Harvard St
Built: 
1906
Class: 
Commercial with Exempt
Land area: 
18,476 sf
Owner: 
Hamilton Charitable Corp
FY20:
$8,628,400 Δ1.22%
Town Assessors Database:
FYAssessedChange
20$8,628,4001.22%
19$8,524,10015.69%
18$7,368,3006.46%
17$6,921,2009.55%
16$6,318,0007.41%
15$5,882,20013.91%
14$5,163,9006.89%
13$4,831,000-0.94%
12$4,876,6000.00%
11$4,876,6002.89%
10$4,739,8003.72%
09$4,569,70015.41%
08$3,959,7005.88%
07$3,739,7001.19%
06$3,695,8009.41%
05$3,378,00010.94%
04$3,045,0000.03%
03$3,044,00017.85%
02$2,583,000
Historic name: 
Coolidge Corner Theater
Common name: 
Beacon Universalist Church - Brookline, The
Neighborhood: 
North Brookline; Coolidge Corner
Architect(s): 
Hayward, Ernest; Walker, C. Howard
Style(s): 
Altered beyond recognition; Moderne
Use(s): 
Church; Commercial Block; Theater
Significance(s): 
Architecture; Commerce; Recreation; Religion
MHC Inventory Form
Demolition hearing:
2020-08-11
partial demolition
58 University Rd
Built: 
1898
Units: 
2
Class: 
Single Family House
Land area: 
7,254 sf
FAR: 
0.56
Owner: 
Ilya & Ellen Schiller
FY20:
$1,834,100 Δ5.00%
Town Assessors Database:
FYAssessedChange
20$1,834,1005.00%
19$1,746,70010.40%
18$1,582,2006.00%
17$1,492,6008.66%
16$1,373,70011.31%
15$1,234,1007.91%
14$1,143,6003.00%
13$1,110,3000.00%
12$1,110,3002.68%
11$1,081,3000.00%
10$1,081,3000.00%
09$1,081,300-5.00%
08$1,138,200-4.00%
07$1,185,600-0.71%
06$1,194,10014.41%
05$1,043,7007.00%
04$975,4009.99%
03$886,80019.50%
02$742,100
Demolition hearing:
2020-07-28
45 Stearns Rd
Built: 
c1854
Class: 
Two-Family House
Land area: 
5,692 sf
FAR: 
0.71
Owner: 
Cm-Chr Inc Trs
FY20:
$1,861,300 Δ5.00%
Town Assessors Database:
FYAssessedChange
20$1,861,3005.00%
19$1,772,70013.12%
18$1,567,1008.01%
17$1,450,90010.00%
16$1,319,00014.41%
15$1,152,90011.63%
14$1,032,8005.00%
13$983,6000.00%
12$983,6001.19%
11$972,0000.00%
10$972,000-1.10%
09$982,800-1.84%
08$1,001,2003.57%
07$966,7000.00%
06$966,7009.00%
05$886,9007.00%
04$828,90010.01%
03$753,50018.47%
02$636,000
Historic name: 
Littell, Eliakim House
Neighborhood: 
Lower Harvard Street
Style(s): 
Greek Revival
Use(s): 
Multiple Family Dwelling House; Single Family Dwelling House
Significance(s): 
Architecture
MHC Inventory Form