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:
2019-09-10
50 Stearns Rd
Built: 
1920
Class: 
Two-Family House
Land area: 
6,000 sf
FAR: 
0.54
Owner: 
Stephen M & Heidi G Koretz Trs
FY19:
$1,196,000 Δ12.22%
Town Assessors Database:
FYAssessedChange
19$1,196,00012.22%
18$1,065,8007.99%
17$986,90010.00%
16$897,20016.72%
15$768,7003.58%
14$742,1004.99%
13$706,8000.00%
12$706,8002.02%
11$692,8000.00%
10$692,8000.00%
09$692,800-2.08%
08$707,500-1.99%
07$721,9000.04%
06$721,6009.90%
05$656,6007.01%
04$613,6009.98%
03$557,9009.41%
02$509,900
Demolition hearing:
2019-09-10
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
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 delayed to:
2020-07-09
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:
2019-06-26
partial demolition, National Register eligible
50 Alton Pl
Built: 
1950
Class: 
Nine or More Unit Apartment
Land area: 
75,863 sf
Owner: 
St Paul Gardens LLC; C/O Chestnut Hill Realty Corp
FY19:
$24,593,300 Δ6.85%
Town Assessors Database:
FYAssessedChange
19$24,593,3006.85%
18$23,017,3006.62%
17$21,588,4008.77%
16$19,848,2008.64%
15$18,270,50025.85%
14$14,518,1005.31%
13$13,786,4007.93%
12$12,773,4000.91%
11$12,658,1001.39%
10$12,485,100-2.67%
09$12,827,60010.08%
08$11,653,0008.33%
07$10,756,6000.86%
06$10,665,0004.67%
05$10,189,0008.27%
04$9,411,0009.90%
03$8,563,00023.65%
02$6,925,000
Historic name: 
Saint Paul Gardens Apartment Building
Neighborhood: 
Lawrence School
Architect(s): 
R & S Construction Company; Waters, Mendal
Style(s): 
Moderne
Use(s): 
Apartment House
Significance(s): 
Architecture
Demolition hearing:
2019-06-26
garage only, house not endangered
67 Eliot St
Built: 
1925
Class: 
Two-Family House
Land area: 
5,924 sf
FAR: 
0.56
Owner: 
Mordecai Danesh Tr
FY19:
$1,340,400 Δ3.34%
Town Assessors Database:
FYAssessedChange
19$1,340,4003.34%
18$1,297,1008.00%
17$1,201,0009.99%
16$1,091,90010.00%
15$992,60011.40%
14$891,0005.00%
13$848,6000.00%
12$848,6000.18%
11$847,1000.00%
10$847,1000.00%
09$847,1002.97%
08$822,700-2.58%
07$844,5000.00%
06$844,50010.48%
05$764,4007.00%
04$714,4009.99%
03$649,50022.83%
02$528,800
Demolition delayed to:
2020-05-14
370 Washington St
Class: 
General Office Building
Land area: 
6,132 sf
Owner: 
Scs Development LLC
FY19:
$2,454,800 Δ21.95%
Town Assessors Database:
FYAssessedChange
19$2,454,80021.95%
18$2,013,0003.39%
17$1,947,0005.40%
16$1,847,30020.63%
15$1,531,40011.09%
14$1,378,50013.83%
13$1,211,0000.91%
12$1,200,1000.00%
11$1,200,100-4.92%
10$1,262,20023.01%
09$1,026,1000.01%
08$1,026,0007.69%
07$952,7001.19%
06$941,50030.40%
05$722,00010.91%
04$651,0007.07%
03$608,0005.19%
02$578,000