Historic Landmark Nominations

A National Historic Landmark nomination requires professional-level research and writing in history, archeology, or architecture (or a combination of these disciplines, depending on the property to be nominated). Kent's education, skill, and love of Washington has resulted in the following record of successful landmark nominations.

  • Wrote the nomination for the Park View School to be a historic landmark (DC Inventory of Historic Sites May 24, 2012; National Register May 1, 2013 (read nomination here)(watch hearing here)).
  • Wrote the nomination for the Park View Playground to be a historic site (DC Inventory of Historic Sites July 25, 2013; National Register February 24, 2014 (read nomination here)(watch hearing here)).
  • Wrote the nomination for the Hebrew Home for the Aged to be a historic landmark (DC Inventory of Historic Sites May 22, 2014; National Register July 25, 2014 (read staff report)(watch hearing here)).
  • Wrote the nomination for the Park View Christian Church to be a historic landmark (DC Inventory of Historic Sites June 26, 2014; National Register December 29, 2014 (read staff report)(watch hearing here)).
  • Wrote the nomination for the Bruce School to be a historic landmark (DC Inventory of Historic Sites November 20, 2014; National Register March 31, 2015 (read staff report)(watch hearing here)).
  • Wrote the nomination for the Wilson Normal School to be a historic landmark (DC Inventory of Historic Sites November 20, 2014; National Register March 31, 2015 (read staff report) (watch hearing here)).
  • Wrote the nomination for the Lincoln Playground Field House to be a historic landmark (DC Inventory of Historic Sites February 25, 2016) (read staff report)(watch hearing here)).
  • Wrote the nomination for the Palisades Recreation Center to be a historic landmark (DC Inventory of Historic Sites April 28, 2016) (read staff report)(watch hearing here)).
  • Wrote the nomination for the Twin Oaks Community Garden to be a historic landmark (DC Inventory of Historic Sites July 27, 2017) (read staff report).
  • Wrote the nomination for the Potomac Electric Power Company Harrison Substation to be a historic landmark (DC Inventory of Historic Sites November 16, 2017) (read staff report)(watch hearing here)). 
  • Wrote the nomination for the Residence of Charles W. Gilmore to be a historic landmark (pending)
  • Wrote the nomination for the Potomac Electric Power Company Substation No. 13 to be a historic landmark (pending)
  • Wrote the nomination for the Potomac Electric Power Company Substation No. 25 to be a historic landmark (pending)
  • Wrote the nomination for the Potomac Electric Power Company Substation No. 61 to be a historic landmark (pending)
  • Wrote the nomination for the Chevy Chase Playground to be a historic landmark (pending)
  • Wrote the nomination for the Mitchell Park Field House to be a historic landmark (pending)