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:
2019-03-12
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 delayed to:
2020-02-19
58 Kent St
Built: 
1860
Class: 
Two-Family House
Land area: 
10,113 sf
FAR: 
0.37
Owner: 
Barbara J Murphy
FY19:
$1,720,200 Δ8.07%
Town Assessors Database:
FYAssessedChange
19$1,720,2008.07%
18$1,591,7008.00%
17$1,473,8009.97%
16$1,340,20015.10%
15$1,164,40013.50%
14$1,025,9005.01%
13$977,0000.00%
12$977,0002.94%
11$949,1000.00%
10$949,1000.00%
09$949,1001.56%
08$934,500-2.28%
07$956,3000.00%
06$956,30016.85%
05$818,4007.01%
04$764,80012.87%
03$677,60016.89%
02$579,700
Demolition delayed to:
2020-02-19
50 Westbourne Ter
Class: 
Municipal Education
Land area: 
172,716 sf
Owner: 
Town Of Brookline; C/O Driscoll School & Playground
FY19:
$31,315,400 Δ13.85%
Town Assessors Database:
FYAssessedChange
19$31,315,40013.85%
18$27,506,000-6.75%
17$29,498,3000.00%
16$29,498,3008.65%
15$27,150,80018.66%
14$22,881,50051.70%
13$15,083,7000.00%
12$15,083,70016.10%
11$12,991,8000.00%
10$12,991,800-8.48%
09$14,196,10011.13%
08$12,774,7000.00%
07$12,774,7000.00%
06$12,774,7001.60%
05$12,573,00017.70%
04$10,682,3007.75%
03$9,914,30017.03%
02$8,471,800
Demolition delayed to:
2020-08-19
partial demolition, National Register property
1618 Beacon St
Class: 
Residential with Commercial
Land area: 
4,233 sf
Owner: 
Robert James Amaral Tr; Miriam C/O Jaffe Tr
FY19:
$1,856,900 Δ13.62%
Town Assessors Database:
FYAssessedChange
19$1,856,90013.62%
18$1,634,3005.75%
17$1,545,50012.06%
16$1,379,20011.62%
15$1,235,60024.16%
14$995,2005.22%
13$945,8000.35%
12$942,5004.35%
11$903,200-2.26%
10$924,1005.15%
09$878,80014.64%
08$766,6008.34%
07$707,6000.97%
06$700,8002.76%
05$682,0008.77%
04$627,00014.63%
03$547,0006.84%
02$512,000
Demolition delayed to:
2020-01-08
25 University Rd
Built: 
1897
Class: 
Two-Family House
Land area: 
6,501 sf
FAR: 
0.60
Owner: 
Lorraine Gleason
FY19:
$1,321,800 Δ11.10%
Town Assessors Database:
FYAssessedChange
19$1,321,80011.10%
18$1,189,7008.00%
17$1,101,60010.01%
16$1,001,40016.12%
15$862,4002.65%
14$840,1005.00%
13$800,1000.00%
12$800,1003.33%
11$774,3000.00%
10$774,3000.00%
09$774,300-3.12%
08$799,200-2.32%
07$818,200-1.39%
06$829,70010.13%
05$753,4007.00%
04$704,10010.00%
03$640,1008.09%
02$592,200
Historic name: 
Carlton, John House
Neighborhood: 
Aspinwall Hill
Architect(s): 
Brewer, Alonzo G.
Style(s): 
Colonial Revival; Shingle Style
Use(s): 
Single Family Dwelling House
Significance(s): 
Architecture
MHC Inventory Form
Demolition delayed to:
2020-01-08
partial demolition
201 Summit Ave
Built: 
1950
Class: 
Single Family House
Land area: 
11,440 sf
FAR: 
0.22
Owner: 
Lindsay R Baden
FY19:
$1,556,400 Δ12.24%
Town Assessors Database:
FYAssessedChange
19$1,556,40012.24%
18$1,386,7001.41%
17$1,367,4007.00%
16$1,277,90018.17%
15$1,081,4008.72%
14$994,7003.00%
13$965,7000.00%
12$965,7002.70%
11$940,3000.00%
10$940,3000.00%
09$940,300-0.67%
08$946,600-4.00%
07$986,0000.00%
06$986,00018.78%
05$830,1007.00%
04$775,80010.00%
03$705,3007.01%
02$659,100
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
FY19:
$2,192,800 Δ1.97%
Town Assessors Database:
FYAssessedChange
19$2,192,8001.97%
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: 
73 Seaver Street LLC
FY19:
$3,615,700 Δ-3.82%
Town Assessors Database:
FYAssessedChange
19$3,615,700-3.82%
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 delayed to:
2020-06-19
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
FY19:
$1,852,900 Δ-0.03%
Town Assessors Database:
FYAssessedChange
19$1,852,900-0.03%
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
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
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