Brent Leggs

Clinical Assistant Professor

Brent Leggs is the senior field officer in the Washington, D.C. Field Office. He is a Harvard Loeb Fellow and the author of Preserving African American Historic Places. He developed the Northeast African American Historic Places Outreach Program, and its theme, the Business of Preservation, to build a regional movement of preservation leaders saving important landmarks in African American history. He is the project manager for three National Treasures:  Joe Frazier’s Gym in Philadelphia, Hinchliffe Stadium in Paterson, New Jersey, and Villa Lewaro in Irvington, New York. Leggs was adjunct faculty at the Boston Architectural College, where he taught Preservation Law, Planning, and Finance. He holds an M.B.A. from the University of Kentucky.