On May 23, 2017, the Park View Field House was recognized with the Historic Preservation Review Board Chair's Award for Excellence in Historic Preservation. Here, Kent Boese along with others speaks about the importance of the field house, and why restoring was is important to who we are as a city.
Inaugural Evelyn Greenberg Preservation Awards
In June 2016, the Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington presented Kent with their Evelyn Greenberg Historic Preservation Award for successfully adding the old Hebrew Home building on Spring Road to the National Register of Historic Places. Efforts are currently underway to revitalize the building to increase affordable and senior housing in the community.
One Way Communities Without Treeboxes Can Get Shade Trees
While many residents want street trees and support increasing Washington, D.C.'s tree canopy, not every street has tree boxes. For those living on treeless streets, the Community Tree Program by CaseyTrees provides one way for homeowners to plant a shade tree in their yards when public space is not available.