Newport Architecture Blog

Richard Munday in Newport

Richard Munday in Newport

Before there were architects in America, there were the great Architect-Builders. These were men who had developed drafting and building skills simultaneously through their careers and were able to apply them to the art and science of construction. Among the great...

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The Image of the Architect

The Image of the Architect

If architecture is the materialization of finance, technology, and zeitgeist into the structures that first serve then later represent each era then what is the proper image of “The Architect” through whom all these complexities must be filtered. When one does a...

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Newport School Buildings

Newport School Buildings

The current Rogers High School building is actually the third building to carry this name. The first was built on Church Street in 1873. The second was built on Broadway in 1905 and is now part of the Thompson Middle School. The third was built on Wickham Road. With...

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