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Scope and Contents Subject files of the Building Commissioner. Includes correspondence, reports, plans, etc.
Dates: circa 1958-1985
Dates: circa 1900-1980
Scope and Contents Files from 1972-2002 arranged alphabetically by address. Files from 2003-2014 are arranged chronologically. Files generally include copy of the certificate, inspection reports and other materials submitted during the application process.
Dates: 1972-2014 with gaps
Scope and Contents Correspondence and subject files of Commissioner William Good who served from 2004-2011. This collection is unprocessed.
Scope and Contents Building permit files of demolished buildings, also called "Takedowns." File jacket usually includes original building permit, permits for repair or renovation, violation notices, correspondence and permit to repair or raze (Takedown permit).
Dates: circa 1880s-1990s
Scope and Contents Photograph files of buildings ordered razed by the City of Boston. Photographs document condition of building just prior to demolition and usually include photograph of lot after demolition.
Dates: circa 1950-1990
Scope and Contents note Includes copies of permits issued for milk wholesalers, funeral directors, sale of frozen desserts, massage/vapor baths, etc., circa 1977-1988; complaints of violations, circa 1978- 1986; and temporary food service applications, 1992-1994. This collection is unprocessed.
Scope and Contents Reports produced by the Housing Inspection Department.
Dates: 1971, undated
Scope and Contents Includes administrative files, complaint case files, financial records, etc. This collection is unprocessed.
Dates: circa 1956-1991
Scope and Contents Plans filed with building permits in paper form from circa 1902-1970 and on aperture cards from circa 1970-1995. Contact the Inspectional Services Department, Building Division for access to plans on aperture cards.
Dates: circa 1902-1995
- Names: Boston (Mass.). Inspectional Services Department X
- Building permits 6
- Building inspection 5
- Housing 4
- Building laws -- Massachusetts -- Boston 3
- Public health 3
- Housing -- Law and Legislation 2
- Lost architecture -- Massachusetts -- Boston 2
- Public health laws 2
- Zoning 2
- Architectural drawings 1
- Consumer protection 1
- Correspondence 1
- Microfilm aperture card system 1
- Photographs 1
- Weights and measures 1 ∧ less
- Boston (Mass.). Building Department 3
- Boston (Mass.). Sealer of Weights and Measures 1