Rachel Nugent

National Register Coordinator, Rosin Preservation

1712 Holmes Street | Kansas City, MO 64108


Rachel has worked in the historic preservation field for fourteen years. She recently authored reports that add to the body of knowledge in history and architectural history through exploration of historic resources within defined contexts. As part of the Kansas City Public Schools MPDF, she developed local contexts for Public Education in the United States 1776-1970 and for Education in Kansas City 1867-1970, exploring public policy and local trends including the desegregation effort in the mid-to late twentieth century. In 2017 she led efforts to survey and nominate resources associated with the Crown Center Redevelopment Area in Kansas City, a large mixed-use redevelopment project with a period of significance starting in 1953 and ending in 1987. Rachel also prepared the nomination for the Quality Hill Center Historic District in Kansas City, Missouri. Rachel has written numerous National Register nominations for individual properties as well. She holds a B.A. from Colgate University and a M.S. in Historic Preservation from Columbia University.