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:
2018-11-06
partial demolition
76 Verndale St
Built: 
1915
Class: 
Two-Family House
Land area: 
6,374 sf
FAR: 
0.70
Owner: 
76 Verndale LLC
FY19:
$2,367,700 Δ10.72%
Town Assessors Database:
FYAssessedChange
19$2,367,70010.72%
18$2,138,4008.00%
17$1,980,00010.00%
16$1,800,00010.00%
15$1,636,40013.76%
14$1,438,5005.00%
13$1,370,0000.00%
12$1,370,0000.22%
11$1,367,0000.00%
10$1,367,0000.01%
09$1,366,9002.74%
08$1,330,400-2.00%
07$1,357,6000.01%
06$1,357,50012.23%
05$1,209,6007.00%
04$1,130,50010.00%
03$1,027,70024.90%
02$822,800
Demolition hearing:
2018-10-09
105 Stedman St
Built: 
1900
Class: 
Single Family House
Land area: 
4,128 sf
FAR: 
0.54
Owner: 
Retals LLC; C/O Park Property Mgmt Gp LLC
FY19:
$1,084,800 Δ13.90%
Town Assessors Database:
FYAssessedChange
19$1,084,80013.90%
18$952,400-11.33%
17$1,074,1006.99%
16$1,003,9007.00%
15$938,20013.82%
14$824,3003.00%
13$800,3000.00%
12$800,300-0.42%
11$803,7000.00%
10$803,7000.00%
09$803,7004.81%
08$766,800-4.27%
07$801,0000.00%
06$801,00021.22%
05$660,8006.98%
04$617,70010.01%
03$561,5006.57%
02$526,900
Historic name: 
Stevens, F. H. - Avery, George House
Neighborhood: 
North Brookline
Architect(s): 
Avery, George A.
Style(s): 
Queen Anne
Use(s): 
Single Family Dwelling House
Significance(s): 
Architecture
MHC Inventory Form
Demolition hearing:
2018-10-09
partial demolition, National Register property
50 Sumner Rd
Built: 
1891
Class: 
Single Family House
Land area: 
17,745 sf
FAR: 
0.26
Owner: 
David N & Abbey R Cook
FY19:
$2,832,100 Δ74.70%
Town Assessors Database:
FYAssessedChange
19$2,832,10074.70%
18$1,621,100-28.51%
17$2,267,6007.00%
16$2,119,2006.66%
15$1,986,8006.01%
14$1,874,1003.00%
13$1,819,5000.00%
12$1,819,5006.29%
11$1,711,9000.00%
10$1,711,9000.12%
09$1,709,800-2.75%
08$1,758,100-4.00%
07$1,831,4000.05%
06$1,830,50012.14%
05$1,632,3007.00%
04$1,525,50010.00%
03$1,386,80023.71%
02$1,121,000
Historic name: 
Rothery, J. J. House
Neighborhood: 
Fisher Hill
Architect(s): 
Loring and Phipps
Style(s): 
Colonial Revival
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:
2018-10-09
partial demolition, National Register property
47 Waverly St
Built: 
1882
Class: 
Two-Family House
Land area: 
3,520 sf
FAR: 
0.56
Owner: 
691-693 Heath Street LLC
FY19:
$1,162,600 Δ6.05%
Town Assessors Database:
FYAssessedChange
19$1,162,6006.05%
18$1,096,3007.81%
17$1,016,90010.01%
16$924,40010.00%
15$840,4009.61%
14$766,7005.00%
13$730,2000.00%
12$730,200-0.60%
11$734,6000.00%
10$734,6000.00%
09$734,6006.76%
08$688,100-2.15%
07$703,2000.00%
06$703,20018.84%
05$591,7007.00%
04$553,00010.01%
03$502,70014.77%
02$438,000
Historic name: 
Shields, John House
Neighborhood: 
Brookline Village; Cypress - Emerson
Style(s): 
Italianate
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:
2018-10-09
39 Eliot St
Built: 
1927
Class: 
Single Family House
Land area: 
6,090 sf
FAR: 
0.27
Owner: 
Robert G & Diane C Simmons
FY19:
$1,001,400 Δ0.43%
Town Assessors Database:
FYAssessedChange
19$1,001,4000.43%
18$997,1006.01%
17$940,6007.00%
16$879,1007.00%
15$821,6008.97%
14$754,0003.01%
13$732,0000.00%
12$732,0000.34%
11$729,5000.00%
10$729,5000.00%
09$729,5009.91%
08$663,700-4.01%
07$691,4000.00%
06$691,40010.27%
05$627,0007.00%
04$586,00010.01%
03$532,70021.15%
02$439,700
Demolition delayed to:
2019-09-25
partial demolition
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 delayed to:
2019-09-25
100 Cottage St
Built: 
1950
Class: 
Single Family House
Land area: 
45,747 sf
FAR: 
0.05
Owner: 
Frank D Micciantuono Trs
FY19:
$2,559,900 Δ5.98%
Town Assessors Database:
FYAssessedChange
19$2,559,9005.98%
18$2,415,4006.00%
17$2,278,7007.00%
16$2,129,6007.00%
15$1,990,3009.29%
14$1,821,2003.00%
13$1,768,2000.00%
12$1,768,2006.36%
11$1,662,5000.00%
10$1,662,5000.00%
09$1,662,5000.57%
08$1,653,000-3.41%
07$1,711,400-0.27%
06$1,716,1005.18%
05$1,631,6007.00%
04$1,524,8004.42%
03$1,460,20028.64%
02$1,135,100
Demolition delayed to:
2019-09-11
114 Rawson Rd
Built: 
1945
Class: 
Single Family House
Land area: 
15,580 sf
FAR: 
0.13
Owner: 
Steven L & Barbara G Nickman, Trs
FY19:
$1,531,500 Δ14.21%
Town Assessors Database:
FYAssessedChange
19$1,531,50014.21%
18$1,340,9005.99%
17$1,265,1006.99%
16$1,182,4007.00%
15$1,105,00014.92%
14$961,5003.00%
13$933,5000.00%
12$933,5001.72%
11$917,7000.00%
10$917,7000.00%
09$917,70016.18%
08$789,900-4.00%
07$822,8000.06%
06$822,3005.94%
05$776,2006.99%
04$725,50010.01%
03$659,50019.71%
02$550,900
Demolition delayed to:
2019-08-21
761 Washington St
Built: 
1898
Class: 
Two-Family House
Land area: 
7,827 sf
FAR: 
0.47
Owner: 
Robert Shin; Lee Sangmi
FY19:
$1,566,800 Δ13.26%
Town Assessors Database:
FYAssessedChange
19$1,566,80013.26%
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 delayed to:
2019-07-25
199 Boylston St
Built: 
c1880
Class: 
Two-Family House
Land area: 
4,154 sf
FAR: 
0.61
Owner: 
Scs Development LLC
FY19:
$977,900 Δ9.91%
Town Assessors Database:
FYAssessedChange
19$977,9009.91%
18$889,7008.03%
17$823,6009.99%
16$748,80010.00%
15$680,7009.63%
14$620,9005.01%
13$591,3000.00%
12$591,3004.43%
11$566,2000.00%
10$566,2000.00%
09$566,2000.25%
08$564,800-2.00%
07$576,3000.00%
06$576,30017.49%
05$490,5007.00%
04$458,4009.98%
03$416,8005.63%
02$394,600
Neighborhood: 
Lower Boylston Street
Style(s): 
Second Empire
Use(s): 
Multiple Family Dwelling House
Significance(s): 
Architecture
MHC Inventory Form