John N. A. Griswold House

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John N. A. Griswold House
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John N. A. Griswold House is located in Rhode Island
John N. A. Griswold House
Location 76 Bellevue Ave, Newport, RI
Coordinates 41°29′9″N 71°18′32″W / 41.48583°N 71.30889°W / 41.48583; -71.30889Coordinates: 41°29′9″N 71°18′32″W / 41.48583°N 71.30889°W / 41.48583; -71.30889
Area 2.41 acres (9,800 m2)[1]
Built 1864
Architect Richard Morris Hunt
Architectural style American Stick Style
Governing body Newport Art Association
NRHP Reference # 71000023
Significant dates
Added to NRHP November 5, 1971[2]
Designated NHL May 16, 2000[3]

The John N. A. Griswold House, also known as the Newport Art Museum and Art Association, on 76 Bellevue Avenue in Newport, Rhode Island is home to the Newport Art Museum and is a National Historic Landmark. The home was built in 1864 by Richard Morris Hunt for John Griswold, an Old China Trade merchant. The house is one of the earliest American Stick–style buildings and one of Hunt's first works in Newport. The house is an official project of Save America’s Treasures and contains a large art gallery.

It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 2000.[1][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Leslie Donovan and Carolyn Pitts (January, 2000). National Historic Landmark Nomination: John N. A. Griswold House / Newport Art Museum and Art Association PDF (32 KB). National Park Service.  and Accompanying 10 photos, exterior and interior, from 1969, 1999, and undated PDF (32 KB)
  2. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23. 
  3. ^ a b "John N. A. Griswold House". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. Retrieved 2008-05-12. 

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