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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  • National Shawmut Bank Building Study Report Petition #105.85

    The Boston Landmarks Commission (BLC) will hold a hearing for designation as a Boston Landmark petition #105.85, National Shawmut Bank Building, 20-40 Water Street, 70-84 Devonshire Street, and 33-39 Congress Street on Tuesday, August 12, 2014. The Commission will continue the public hearing for 8 weeks from the August 12th hearing to the scheduled BLC meeting on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 and will accept written comments submitted by Wednesday, October 8, 2014. Commission discussion and vote will take place at a future BLC meeting, date to be determined. The study report is posted below.

    National Shawmut Bank Building Study Report »

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  • 2014 Accomplishments & 2015 Work Plan

    As presented by the staff of the Boston Landmarks Commission at the State of Preservation on February 24, 2015 in Faneuil Hall.

    2014 Accomplishments & 2014 Work Plan

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