Boston Landmarks Commission (BLC)

The Boston Landmarks Commission (BLC) is the municipal preservation agency for Boston's historic buildings, places, and neighborhoods.

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  • William Lloyd Garrison House Study Report Petition #243.11

    The Boston Landmarks Commission (BLC) will hold a hearing for designation as a Boston Landmark petition #243.11, the William Lloyd Garrison House, 17 Highland Park Street, Roxbury, on Tuesday, July 28, 2015. Commission discussion and vote will take place at a future BLC meeting, date to be determined. The study report is posted below.

    The period for submittal of written testamony on the potential designation has been extended to August 7, 2015 at 5:00 pm at the office of the Boston Landmarks Commission, City Hall 709, Boston, MA 02201. No email testamony will be accepted. However letters may be sent electronically by PDF to

    William Lloyd Garrison House Study Report »

  • State of Preservation (200)

    2014 Accomplishments and 2015 Work Plan

    The attached presentation for highlights of the last year's work by the Boston Landmarks Commission and the Local Historic District Commissions and the approved work plan for the coming year. Presented by staff at the February 24, 2015 State of Preservation at Faneuil Hall.

    2014 Accomplishments & 2015 Work Plan »

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  • Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the Boston Landmarks Commission

    Mayor Walsh has announced BLC XL featuring four seasonal programs celebrating Boston's historic places:

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