How to Nominate

Download the 2016 Most Enadangered Properties Nomination Form (as a fillable PDF) and email a digital copy of the completed form, along with digital images to:

Jennifer Mortensen
Preservation Services Coordinator

Submission Requirements:

  • If you are interested in nominating a resource, we strongly encourage you to contact Jennifer Mortensen, our Preservation Services Coordinator, prior to submitting your form.
  • Submit the completed nomination form and accompanying digital images via email to:
  • If you do not have email access, please mail a disc or flash drive with a digital copy of all materials to the address below.
  • If you cannot send an electronic version via email, disc, or flash drive, please mail one printed copy of the completed nomination form and photos to:
  Washington Trust for Historic Preservation
c/o Jennifer Mortensen
Most Endangered Historic Properties Program 
1204 Minor Avenue 
Seattle, WA 98101
  • Completed nominations must be received electronically or postmarked by Monday, January 18, 2016.
  • The 2016 list will be announced at our RevitalizeWA Preservation and Main Street Conference in April 2016.

To avoid errors and readability issues, please download the form to your computer, and then use Adobe Acrobat Reader when filling out and saving your changes on the PDF form. If you have any questions about or problems with the form itself, please contact Jennifer Mortensen at

Eligibilty Criteria

  • There must be a degree of endangerment by owner neglect, proposed demolition, rezoning, or redevelopment, and/or other human or environmental factors.
  • The property must be listed on or eligible for listing on the National Register of Historic Places, the Washington Heritage Register, or a local register.
  • There must be evidence of local support (or the clear potential for building local support) for preservation of the property.
  • A separate application form must be submitted for each nominated property.
  • Selections will be made based on their significance as determined by the Washington Trust for Historic Preservation and not solely on the degree of endangerment.
  • Properties selected for the Most Endangered Historic Properties List will receive the Trust’s assistance in developing support to remove the threat.