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The Newport Experience

Sustaining Historic Preservation into the 21st Century

By (author) Jeannine Falino


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  • The Preservation Society of Newport County gives more than 1 million tours to visitors from over 100 countries annually, making it one of the most-visited museums in New England
  • The Society has welcomed 40 million visitors since its founding in 1945
  • The 88 acres of historic landscapes also comprise an accredited arboretum
  • The properties are: The Breakers and its Stable & Carriage House, Chateau-sur-Mer, Chepstow, The Elms, Green Animals Topiary Garden, Hunter House, Isaac Bell House, Kingscote, Marble House and Rosecliff
Full Description

Preserving a historic house is a labour of love. Preserving nearly a dozen houses, from Colonial-era Georgian to opulent Gilded Age mansions, becomes a mission. In this book, The Preservation Society of Newport County shares its 75 years of experience in conserving three centuries of the finest achievements in American architecture, decorative arts and landscape design. This fully illustrated volume is an essential resource for all heritage, architecture and preservation enthusiasts – as well as anyone enchanted by the unique grandeur of Newport, Rhode Island.

About the Author
Jeannine Falino is a curator and art historian probing the intersection of craft, art, and society. Her publications include Gilded New York: Design, Fashion & Society (2013); Artistic Luxury: Fabergé - Tiffany - Lalique (2008); and Lives Shaped by the Revolution: Portraits of a Boston Family: Speakman, Rowe, Inman, Linzee, Coffin and Amory (2005).
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Scala Arts & Heritage Publishers
12th Jan 2021
278 mm x 254 mm
184 Pages
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