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
219 Gardner Rd
Built: 
c1888
Class: 
Single Family House
Land area: 
31,306 sf
FAR: 
0.20
Owner: 
219 Gardner Road LLC
FY22:
$4,152,000 Δ4.00%
Town Assessors Database:
FYAssessedChange
22$4,152,0004.00%
21$3,992,3006.59%
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 delayed to:
2022-03-08
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
FY22:
$2,428,200 Δ4.36%
Town Assessors Database:
FYAssessedChange
22$2,428,2004.36%
21$2,326,7006.26%
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 delayed to:
2022-02-25
National Register district
295 Kent St
Built: 
1872
Units: 
2
Class: 
Multiple Houses
Land area: 
21,780 sf
FAR: 
0.28
Owner: 
Longwood Ventures LLC
FY22:
$4,015,700 Δ4.00%
Town Assessors Database:
FYAssessedChange
22$4,015,7004.00%
21$3,861,3004.78%
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
FY22:
$3,577,600 Δ0.00%
Town Assessors Database:
FYAssessedChange
22$3,577,6000.00%
21$3,577,6000.00%
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 delayed to:
2021-08-11
153 St Paul St
Built: 
1914
Class: 
Two-Family House
Land area: 
7,000 sf
FAR: 
0.36
Owner: 
Bryan R Austin
FY22:
$1,682,000 Δ4.00%
Town Assessors Database:
FYAssessedChange
22$1,682,0004.00%
21$1,617,3004.19%
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 delayed to:
2021-07-28
41 University Rd
Built: 
1885
Class: 
Single Family House
Land area: 
7,064 sf
FAR: 
0.53
Owner: 
University Road Realty LLC
FY22:
$2,242,100 Δ3.66%
Town Assessors Database:
FYAssessedChange
22$2,242,1003.66%
21$2,162,9004.91%
20$2,061,7005.35%
19$1,957,0009.06%
18$1,794,5006.00%
17$1,693,0007.00%
16$1,582,20010.68%
15$1,429,5005.54%
14$1,354,5003.00%
13$1,315,0000.00%
12$1,315,0003.68%
11$1,268,3000.95%
10$1,256,4000.00%
09$1,256,4000.18%
08$1,254,200-4.00%
07$1,306,5000.01%
06$1,306,40012.17%
05$1,164,7007.01%
04$1,088,40031.02%
03$830,7008.97%
02$762,300
Demolition delayed to:
2021-07-14
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
FY22:
$2,001,200 Δ4.00%
Town Assessors Database:
FYAssessedChange
22$2,001,2004.00%
21$1,924,2004.91%
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 delayed to:
2021-07-14
partial demolition
51 Colbourne Cres
Built: 
1900
Class: 
Single Family House
Land area: 
15,049 sf
FAR: 
0.26
Owner: 
David & Jamie Horr Shushan
FY22:
$2,149,300 Δ4.00%
Town Assessors Database:
FYAssessedChange
22$2,149,3004.00%
21$2,066,6006.02%
20$1,949,3005.00%
19$1,856,5009.58%
18$1,694,2006.01%
17$1,598,2007.00%
16$1,493,60011.68%
15$1,337,4007.62%
14$1,242,7004.54%
13$1,188,700-0.51%
12$1,194,8001.51%
11$1,177,0000.00%
10$1,177,0000.00%
09$1,177,000-4.24%
08$1,229,100-3.83%
07$1,278,000-24.23%
06$1,686,60011.39%
05$1,514,1007.00%
04$1,415,10010.00%
03$1,286,40020.95%
02$1,063,600
Demolition delayed to:
2021-07-14
143 St Paul St
Built: 
c1884
Units: 
21
Class: 
Residential with Commercial
Land area: 
9,000 sf
Owner: 
Ooa Inc
FY22:
$4,630,300 Δ-22.54%
Town Assessors Database:
FYAssessedChange
22$4,630,300-22.54%
21$5,977,800-0.14%
20$5,986,30022.48%
19$4,887,60020.95%
18$4,041,10039.50%
17$2,896,80052.56%
16$1,898,80015.07%
15$1,650,10014.99%
14$1,435,00019.39%
13$1,201,9000.19%
12$1,199,6003.38%
11$1,160,400-2.33%
10$1,188,100-8.53%
09$1,298,9004.42%
08$1,243,9004.76%
07$1,187,4001.19%
06$1,173,4004.96%
05$1,118,000-18.04%
04$1,364,0006.98%
03$1,275,000119.07%
02$582,000
Historic name: 
Shapleigh, James House
Neighborhood: 
Lawrence School
Style(s): 
Shingle Style
Use(s): 
Multiple Family Dwelling House; Single Family Dwelling House
Significance(s): 
Architecture
MHC Inventory Form
Demolition delayed to:
2021-06-18
partial demolition
207 Dean Rd
Built: 
1912
Class: 
Single Family House
Land area: 
12,173 sf
FAR: 
0.33
Owner: 
John Mulliken; Arianne Chernock
FY22:
$3,146,500 Δ4.00%
Town Assessors Database:
FYAssessedChange
22$3,146,5004.00%
21$3,025,5005.81%
20$2,859,4005.00%
19$2,723,3000.06%
18$2,721,6006.00%
17$2,567,6007.00%
16$2,399,6007.00%
15$2,242,6001.63%
14$2,206,6003.00%
13$2,142,3000.85%
12$2,124,3006.86%
11$1,988,0000.00%
10$1,988,0000.09%
09$1,986,2004.50%
08$1,900,600-4.00%
07$1,979,8000.00%
06$1,979,80013.32%
05$1,747,1007.00%
04$1,632,80010.00%
03$1,484,40034.58%
02$1,103,000