Historic Districts Commission

Overview

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The Historic Districts Commission reviews and approves all plans within the Lexington Historic Districts for construction, demolition, exterior renovations, color changes, and signs.

View the Commission Charge.

Meetings

View Meetings Online and on Cable - LexMedia1st Thursday of every month.

View the 2022 Meeting Calendar (PDF)..

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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Members

5 full, 4 associate members
Appointed by: Select Board
Term: 5 years

Members should have, by education or experience, a sense of dedication to:

  • Historical heritage
  • Historic preservation
  • Lexington's special townscape
  • The concept of architectural continuity

The Select Board seeks members with the following backgrounds:

  • Historical knowledge
  • Training in architecture, architectural history and/or aesthetics
  • Graphic design training or experience

Current commission members.

Historic Districts

Map of Historic Districts

Map of Historic Districts (PDF).

Historic Districts:

  • Hancock-Clarke
  • Battle Green
  • Munroe Tavern
  • East Village