FRAMINGHAM – The 11-member Framingham City Council unanimously approved three individuals to the Framingham Historic District Commission, last week at its Tuesday, June 29 meeting.
The Framingham Historic District Commission preserves the character of designated historic districts in Framingham through a review/advisory process. Members have skill sets in architecture, historic preservation, construction, law and landscape architecture and/or are residents of historic districts.
District 1 Edward Grenham, who has has served on the Historic District Commission for more than 10 years, was re-nominated by mayor Spicer and approved by the City Council.
Also approved was Henry Field and Amy Finstein.
“He is a member National Trust for Historic Preservation and the Trustees of Reservations, who are stewards of numerous historic properties,” wrote Mayor Spicer to the City Council.
“Henry Field of District 3 has served on the Historic District Commission for 20 years as the lawyer-member,” wrote the Mayor in re-nominating him.
“Amy Finstein of District 5 is a professor of Architectural History at College of the Holy Cross, specializing in 19th and 20th century American architecture. She serves on the board of the New England chapter of the Society of Architectural Historiansm” wrote Spicer about her re-nomination.
Other members of the Commission are
District 3 resident Kenneth Nowell through June 2023
District 3 resident Sue Bernstein through June 2023
District 3 resident Stephen Greeley through June 2021.
It is unclear if current chair Greeley has re-applied for the Commission, or if the Mayor is not re-nominating him at this time, but he can continue to serve until is position is filled.
District 3 resident Andrew Mackin through June 2022
District 3 resident Paul Charboneau through June 2022
District 3 resident Paul Silva through June 2022
District 5 resident Katherine Michalski through June 2022
District 6 resident James Kubat through June 2022
District 6 resident Julie Ferrari through June 2023
There are no residents from Districts 7-8-9 on the Commission, but 7 individuals from District 3.