Newport Architecture Blog

Rhode Island Lighthouses

Rhode Island Lighthouses

A building type particular and special to the coastal areas, both around the United States and around the world, is the lighthouse. Built to aid in marine navigation and warn boats away from hazardous rock outcroppings, lighthouses have existed from the early days of...

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Be Ready for Future Floods

Be Ready for Future Floods

It often takes a Nor’easter like last week to remind people in coastal communities that the beautiful vistas we enjoy can turn dangerous under certain circumstances. While Newport was fairly lucky this time, those who were here for Superstorm Sandy just a few years...

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