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Brighton Allston Improvement Association



September 7, 2006

Note:  Agenda items may be taken out of order




Zoning / Licensing Applications / Variances

1.      106 Tremont St. Verizon. Appellant wishes to enclose roof top antenna.

2.      Tremont Street. Appellant submitting revised plans for project to be built on vacant lot. Plans have been scaled down to five units and height has been lowered.

3.      47 Mount Vernon St. Owner wishes to legalize side exit to Eastburn Street and hard topping of side yard for parking.

4.      254 Market St. Legalize a basement unit in a two-family house, making it a three-unit dwelling.

5.      Harvard Avenue, Gulf Gas Station. Developer wishes to raze and construct three stories, first floor retail, second and third floor office space, with 15 underground parking spaces.

6.      62-68 Cummings Road. Religious Kollel of Greater Boston wishes to build a two-story learning center for future rabbis.

7.      1304 Commonwealth Ave. Nextel Communications wish to install 12 panel antennas on rooftop with ancillary equipment in basement.

8.      19 Braemore Road. Change occupancy from a three-unit dwelling to five units of living space. Raze rear yard garage. Attach a three-story addition onto existing building in rear.

Other Business

1)      Briefing on neighborhood police matters.

2)      John Meany from the Inspectional Services Department will address the community rodent problem and how to control the scores of rats that have appeared in areas of Brighton.

3)      Maura Hennigan and Robert Della Russo on: The future of the office of Clerk for the Suffolk Superior Court for Criminal Business.

All BAIA meetings are public and accessible to all wishing to attend and participate.


Elks Lodge # 2199, 326 Washington St., Brighton Center  -  7 p.m.

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Meeting Results:

106 Tremont St. (Verizon antenna)


Tremont Street. (scaled down to five units, height has been lowered).


47 Mount Vernon St. (legalize side exit & hard topping of side yard)


254 Market St. (Legalize basement unit)

(Rescheduled for October)

 Harvard Avenue, (Gulf Gas Station -raze and construct 3 stories commercial)

(Rescheduled for October)

 62-68 Cummings Road. (Kollel of Greater Boston - build a 2-story center/building)


1304 Commonwealth Ave. (Nextel Communications install 12 panel antennas on rooftop)


19 Braemore Road. (Change occupancy from 3-unit dwelling to 5 units)


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