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:
2019-01-08
partial demolition
95 Welland Rd
Built: 
1930
Class: 
Single Family House
Land area: 
6,689 sf
FAR: 
0.49
Owner: 
Robert Chow; Youngme Moon
FY18:
$1,748,800 Δ6.00%
Town Assessors Database:
FYAssessedChange
18$1,748,8006.00%
17$1,649,8007.00%
16$1,541,9007.00%
15$1,441,0009.90%
14$1,311,2003.00%
13$1,273,0000.00%
12$1,273,0002.91%
11$1,237,0000.00%
10$1,237,000-0.01%
09$1,237,10011.06%
08$1,113,900-4.00%
07$1,160,300-0.02%
06$1,160,5006.67%
05$1,087,9007.10%
04$1,015,80027.17%
03$798,800-6.37%
02$853,100
Neighborhood: 
Aspinwall Hill
Architect(s): 
Forster, Lines
Style(s): 
Not researched
Use(s): 
Single Family Dwelling House
Significance(s): 
Architecture
Demolition hearing:
2019-01-08
partial demolition
654 Chestnut Hill Ave
Built: 
1910
Class: 
Single Family House
Land area: 
4,594 sf
FAR: 
0.33
Owner: 
Jun & Mei Li
FY18:
$718,100 Δ6.01%
Town Assessors Database:
FYAssessedChange
18$718,1006.01%
17$677,4007.00%
16$633,1007.00%
15$591,700-6.20%
14$630,8003.00%
13$612,4000.00%
12$612,4005.50%
11$580,5000.00%
10$580,5000.00%
09$580,5004.41%
08$556,000-4.01%
07$579,2000.02%
06$579,10012.03%
05$516,900-2.53%
04$530,30010.00%
03$482,1009.47%
02$440,400
Demolition hearing:
2018-12-19
partial demolition
275 Goddard Ave
Built: 
1925
Class: 
Single Family House
Land area: 
13,537 sf
FAR: 
0.25
Owner: 
Robin M & Margaret H Lawrence
FY18:
$2,150,500 Δ6.00%
Town Assessors Database:
FYAssessedChange
18$2,150,5006.00%
17$2,028,8007.00%
16$1,896,0007.00%
15$1,772,00022.49%
14$1,446,7003.31%
13$1,400,3000.00%
12$1,400,300-29.67%
11$1,991,0000.00%
10$1,991,0000.44%
09$1,982,3005.97%
08$1,870,600-4.00%
07$1,948,500-0.07%
06$1,949,8008.44%
05$1,798,1007.00%
04$1,680,50010.00%
03$1,527,70026.69%
02$1,205,900
Historic name: 
Anderson, Larz Guest House
Common name: 
Blue Top - Boston University Housing
Neighborhood: 
Goddard - Weld
Architect(s): 
Fox and Gale
Style(s): 
Renaissance Revival
Use(s): 
Dormitory; Secondary Dwelling House; Single Family Dwelling House
Significance(s): 
Architecture
MHC Inventory Form
Demolition hearing:
2018-12-19
partial demolition, National Register property
73 Seaver St
Built: 
1892
Class: 
Single Family House
Land area: 
21,244 sf
FAR: 
0.26
Owner: 
Nancy Ann Smith
FY18:
$3,759,500 Δ5.73%
Town Assessors Database:
FYAssessedChange
18$3,759,5005.73%
17$3,555,6007.00%
16$3,323,0007.00%
15$3,105,6005.88%
14$2,933,0003.00%
13$2,847,6000.00%
12$2,847,6009.02%
11$2,612,1000.00%
10$2,612,1000.11%
09$2,609,200-0.55%
08$2,623,600-4.00%
07$2,732,9000.00%
06$2,732,90012.79%
05$2,423,1007.00%
04$2,264,60010.00%
03$2,058,70015.35%
02$1,784,800
Historic name: 
Perkins, Charles House
Common name: 
Higginson, Frederick - Wardwell, Sheldon House
Neighborhood: 
Fisher Hill
Architect(s): 
Shepley, Rutan and Coolidge
Style(s): 
Queen Anne
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)
MHC Inventory Form
Demolition hearing:
2018-12-19
partial demolition, National Register property
76 Buckminster Rd
Built: 
1937
Class: 
Single Family House
Land area: 
13,635 sf
FAR: 
0.23
Owner: 
David & Laura Eisenberg
FY18:
$1,853,400 Δ6.01%
Town Assessors Database:
FYAssessedChange
18$1,853,4006.01%
17$1,748,4007.00%
16$1,634,0006.96%
15$1,527,7005.75%
14$1,444,6003.00%
13$1,402,5000.00%
12$1,402,5003.94%
11$1,349,4000.00%
10$1,349,4000.14%
09$1,347,50011.21%
08$1,211,700-4.00%
07$1,262,200-0.02%
06$1,262,50014.32%
05$1,104,4007.01%
04$1,032,10010.00%
03$938,30011.70%
02$840,000
Historic name: 
Better Homes Corporation House
Neighborhood: 
Fisher Hill
Architect(s): 
Ramsay, Harry Morton
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:
2018-12-19
partial demolition
18 Somerset Rd
Built: 
1927
Class: 
Single Family House
Land area: 
5,840 sf
FAR: 
0.38
Owner: 
Rohit Bakshi Tr
FY18:
$1,343,800 Δ5.48%
Town Assessors Database:
FYAssessedChange
18$1,343,8005.48%
17$1,274,0007.00%
16$1,190,7007.00%
15$1,112,80010.90%
14$1,003,4003.00%
13$974,2000.00%
12$974,2000.91%
11$965,4000.00%
10$965,4000.00%
09$965,40022.48%
08$788,200-4.00%
07$821,0000.00%
06$821,0001.94%
05$805,40018.48%
04$679,80010.00%
03$618,00018.89%
02$519,800
Neighborhood: 
Aspinwall Hill
Style(s): 
Not researched
Use(s): 
Single Family Dwelling House
Significance(s): 
Architecture
Demolition hearing:
2018-12-19
garage only, house not endangered
761 Washington St
Built: 
1898
Class: 
Two-Family House
Land area: 
7,827 sf
FAR: 
0.47
Owner: 
Robert Shin; Lee Sangmi
FY18:
$1,383,400 Δ7.57%
Town Assessors Database:
FYAssessedChange
18$1,383,4007.57%
17$1,286,10010.00%
16$1,169,20019.75%
15$976,4009.72%
14$889,9005.00%
13$847,5000.00%
12$847,5007.95%
11$785,1000.00%
10$785,1000.00%
09$785,100-4.94%
08$825,900-2.61%
07$848,000-0.05%
06$848,40018.13%
05$718,2007.00%
04$671,20010.01%
03$610,10010.55%
02$551,900
Historic name: 
Brindisi, Dr. Rocco House
Common name: 
Cottrell, Willard House
Neighborhood: 
Washington Square
Architect(s): 
Mulcahy, James; Perkins, Harland A.; Trefry, Harry G.
Style(s): 
Shingle Style
Use(s): 
Multiple Family Dwelling House; Single Family Dwelling House
Significance(s): 
Architecture
MHC Inventory Form
Demolition hearing:
2018-12-19
partial demolition
132 Coolidge St
Built: 
1923
Class: 
Two-Family House
Land area: 
5,346 sf
FAR: 
0.65
Owner: 
Adi Eldar Lissai; Gidon Lissai
FY18:
$1,553,500 Δ8.00%
Town Assessors Database:
FYAssessedChange
18$1,553,5008.00%
17$1,438,4009.99%
16$1,307,70010.00%
15$1,188,80016.07%
14$1,024,2005.00%
13$975,4000.00%
12$975,400-0.11%
11$976,5000.00%
10$976,5000.00%
09$976,5001.07%
08$966,200-2.26%
07$988,5000.00%
06$988,50023.52%
05$800,3006.99%
04$748,00010.00%
03$680,00017.14%
02$580,500
Demolition hearing:
2018-12-11
partial demolition, National Register property
45 Leicester St
Built: 
1923
Class: 
Single Family House
Land area: 
34,883 sf
FAR: 
0.15
Owner: 
Clifton E & Ruth B Helman
FY18:
$3,229,700 Δ6.00%
Town Assessors Database:
FYAssessedChange
18$3,229,7006.00%
17$3,046,9007.81%
16$2,826,3007.00%
15$2,641,4008.71%
14$2,429,7003.00%
13$2,358,9000.00%
12$2,358,9009.12%
11$2,161,8000.57%
10$2,149,500-0.39%
09$2,158,000-1.22%
08$2,184,700-4.00%
07$2,275,7000.01%
06$2,275,50016.36%
05$1,955,6007.00%
04$1,827,70010.01%
03$1,661,40022.95%
02$1,351,300
Historic name: 
Bremer House
Neighborhood: 
Fisher Hill
Architect(s): 
Kilham, Hopkins and Greeley
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:
2018-12-11
partial demolition
40 Sargent Cswy
Built: 
1955
Class: 
Single Family House
Land area: 
77,840 sf
FAR: 
0.08
Owner: 
40 Crossway LLC
FY18:
$7,515,100 Δ6.00%
Town Assessors Database:
FYAssessedChange
18$7,515,1006.00%
17$7,089,7007.00%
16$6,625,9007.00%
15$6,192,4005.31%
14$5,880,3003.00%
13$5,709,0000.00%
12$5,709,00013.24%
11$5,041,4000.00%
10$5,041,400-6.89%
09$5,414,600-1.60%
08$5,502,600-4.00%
07$5,731,900-0.03%
06$5,733,5005.56%
05$5,431,3006.90%
04$5,080,70010.32%
03$4,605,30036.11%
02$3,383,500