Today, The Newport Casino is considered a premier example of American Shingle Style architecture and in 1987 was designated a National Historic Landmark. Designed with shingle, brick, and stone, it was largely inspired by the architects’ extensive travels throughout Europe. During this period—which followed our country’s 1876 Centennial celebration— the Shingle Style combined English Newport Casino Date 1879-1880 Image Date Sept. 1986 Creator McKim, Mead & White (McKim, Charles 1847-1909; Mead, William 1846-1928; White, Stanford 1853-1906) Creator Birth/Death Dates 1879- 1919 City/Site Newport State Rhode Island Country USA Work Type Architecture > Entertainment Facilities > Casinos Label View Newport is a treasure trove of architecture from multiple eras including the Colonial, the Victorian, and the Gilded Age. If one had to pick a single building that most epitomizes the city’s history and character you would be hard pressed to make a better selection than the Newport Casino. This building, designed in 1879 and built in 1880, was the first project commission for the newly BRENDAN GILL: THE NEWPORT CASINO MARCH 1991 Architecture: Charles Moore March 1991 By BRENDAN GILL. RICHARD MANDELKORN. Historic Houses: Emily Dickinson JULY 1992 By Jeffrey Simpson. Broadway At Home! WILLIAM IVEY LONG AT THIMBLES NOVEMBER 1995 By PAUL RUDNICK. SUZIE FRANKFURT SEPTEMBER 1996 By Steven M. L. Aronson. Brendan Gill. Brendan Gill Kingscote OCTOBER 1991 . Brendan Gill STANFORD Faced with a development proposal to replace the Newport Grand casino, the City by the Sea recently placed a moratorium on development in order to suck its elegant thumb about its development guidelines. Bloomberg CityLab published a lengthy article, "History and Gentrification Clash in a Gilded Age Resort," written by Alex Ulam, describing the conflict… Newport Casino by McKim, Mead, and White architect, at Newport, Rhode Island, 1879 to 1880, architecture in the Great Buildings Online.
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