Newport Luxury Home Architectural Styles

  Newport, RI, has undergone many transformations since its founding in 1639. From an early-American port city to a playground for the Gilded Age’s richest families, Newport has become a dream destination for many.    While many know Newport for its grand Renaissance-style mansions with their symmetrical sides and arched or domed entrances, Newport is […]

Newport Mansion Stories: Afternoons with Mrs. Firestone

Afternoons with Mrs. Firestone

I was inspired to re-share this post I originally wrote in 2012 after watching the new HBO series, The Gilded Age. As a fan of historic homes (my own home was built in 1753), it’s a treat to see these opulent mansions come to life on screen. The series was filmed in both Rhode Island […]