TR25 Architectural Landmarks of 19th-Century Newport

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Newport, RI 02840

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Walking & Bus Tour (lunch included)
Richard Guy Wilson, University of Virginia, Tour Leader

AIA CES: 9 LU

Between 1840 and 1914, Newport, Rhode Island, became a veritable laboratory for domestic design as the nation's leading architects were commissioned to design summer villas for some of the richest, most powerful and fashionable individuals and families in the country. The houses selected for this tour represent some of the best early work of architects who made their reputations in Newport projects, which led to commissions in New York and other metropolitan centers. Sites to be visited include several early houses by Richard Morris Hunt, some of which are still in private hands and also houses by McKim, Mead & White , the Tilton house, Bell house and Beacon Rock , which demonstrate the range of their work, since at least one might be considered “Arts & Crafts.” Also included is a church decorated by John La Farge.

The tour will end with a reception at Bellevue House (Martha Codman house) the Colonial Revival house of Ronald Lee Fleming (designed by Ogden Codman in 1910) and his garden with a separate library and several follies.

This tour is open to the public and is part of the 72nd Annual International Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians.

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Contact us at 312-573-1365 or email info@sah.org.

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The tour will depart from the ground floor lobby of the Rhode Island Convention Center (1 Sabin St, Providence). The times indicate when the tour will depart from the lobby and the time the tour will return to the convention center. Please plan to arrive a few minutes prior to the departure of your tour.

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