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Boston Landmarks Commission (Boston, Mass.)

 Organization

Historical note

The Boston Landmarks Commission, established by Chapter 772 of the Acts of 1975, is the city’s historic preservation agency. The Commission is responsible under state law for: architectural surveys of all the city’s neighborhoods, relating each community’s history as recorded by its building and sites; public education on architecture and historic preservation, including publications and exhibitions; and designation of landmarks and several categories of historic districts within the city through a process involving the preparation of technical study reports and public hearings. The result is a review process for changes to designated properties within limits set at the time of designation. In 1983 the Landmarks Commission began an archaeology program which became the City Archaeology Program. The Program manages archaeological remains located on public and private land in Boston.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Demolition delay files

 Series
Identifier: 5210.002
Scope and Contents

Includes Demolition delay review files #1-#2055 from 1995-2016.

Dates: 1995-2016

Landmarks Commission records

 Collection
Identifier: 5210.005
Scope and Contents

Records of the Boston Landmarks Commission including legislation, minutes, master files, design review files, publications, artifacts, etc.

Dates: 1971-2010

Landmarks Commission reference library

 Collection
Identifier: 5210.008