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Bowen's Wharf image
Newport, RI
(range: < 1 mile)
Sailmaker’s shops, sail-drying lofts, and a whole array of buildings that were essential for a busy maritime wharf are what you’ll find on historic Bowen’s Wharf. Brick walks, granite quays, and 18th century commercial wharf buildings bring you back to our beginnings as a thriving seaport in one of the finest natural harbors in New England. Trading with all corners of the world, then and now, Bowen’s Wharf is the anchor of Newport! (This excerpt taken from the Bowen's Wharf website)
Brick Market Place image
Newport, RI
(range: < 1 mile)
Brick Market Place is a year round destination with over 25 unique shops and eateries nestled in the heart of Newport, Rhode Island, making it a must for visitors and locals alike. (This excerpt taken from the Brick Market Place website)
Chateau-Sur-Mer image
Newport, RI
(range: < 1 mile)
Chateau-sur-Mer is a landmark of High Victorian architecture, furniture, wallpapers, ceramics and stenciling. It was the most palatial residence in Newport from its completion in 1852 until the appearance of the Vanderbilt houses in the 1890s. (This excerpt taken from the Chateau-Sur-Mer website)
Eisenhower House image
Newport, RI
(range: < 1 mile)
Once the summer White House of President Dwight D. Eisenhower, this beautiful property located at Fort Adams State Park commands breathtaking views of Newport Harbor and Narragansett Bay. (This excerpt taken from the Eisenhower House website)
The Elms image
Newport, RI
(range: < 1 mile)
The Elms was the summer residence of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Julius Berwind of Philadelphia and New York. Mr. Berwind made his fortune in the coal industry. In 1898, the Berwinds engaged Philadelphia architect Horace Trumbauer to design a house modeled after the mid-18th century French chateau d'Asnieres (c.1750) outside Paris. (This excerpt taken from the The Elms website)
Hunter House image
Newport, RI
(range: < 1 mile)
Hunter House is one of the finest examples of Georgian Colonial architecture from Newport's 'golden age' in the mid-18th century. (This excerpt taken from the Hunter House website)
International Tennis Hall of Fame image
Newport, RI
(range: < 1 mile)
The International Tennis Hall of Fame is set in The Newport Casino, a National Historic Landmark that was first opened on July 26, 1880 as a social club for Newport’s turn of the century summer elite. (This excerpt taken from the International Tennis Hall of Fame website)
Isaac Bell House image
Newport, RI
(range: < 1 mile)
Isaac Bell House is one of the best surviving examples of shingle-style architecture in the country. The house was designed by the firm of McKim, Mead and White in 1883 for Isaac Bell, a wealthy cotton broker and investor. After passing through a succession of owners, the Isaac Bell House was purchased by the Preservation Society in 1996, and is today designated a National Historic Landmark. (This excerpt taken from the Isaac Bell House website)
Kingscote image
Newport, RI
(range: < 1 mile)
Kingscote is a landmark of the Gothic Revival style in American architecture. Its appearance in Newport marked the beginning of the 'cottage boom' that would distinguish the town as a veritable laboratory for the design of picturesque houses throughout the 19th century. (This excerpt taken from the Kingscote website)
Museum Of Newport History image
Newport, RI
(range: < 1 mile)
Located in the 1762 Brick Market designed by Peter Harrison, our award-winning Museum is the perfect place to begin a visit to Newport. The Museum provides the whole family with an engaging introduction to the area’s rich history and the beauty of its architecture. Glimpse the lives of the people–past and present–who have made Newport one of America’s most historic cities. Open daily, the Museum & Shop at Brick Market is an information center and departure point for guided walking tours. (This excerpt taken from the Museum Of Newport History website)
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