Kay Street–Catherine Street–Old Beach Road Historic District

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Kay Street–Catherine Street–Old Beach Road Historic District
Old Beach Road in Newport Rhode Island.jpg
Old Beach Road in 2008
Kay Street–Catherine Street–Old Beach Road Historic District is located in Rhode Island
Kay Street–Catherine Street–Old Beach Road Historic District
Kay Street–Catherine Street–Old Beach Road Historic District is located in the US
Kay Street–Catherine Street–Old Beach Road Historic District
Location Newport, Rhode Island
Coordinates 41°29′23″N 71°18′19″W / 41.48972°N 71.30528°W / 41.48972; -71.30528Coordinates: 41°29′23″N 71°18′19″W / 41.48972°N 71.30528°W / 41.48972; -71.30528
Built 1830
Architect Multiple
Architectural style Greek Revival, Stick/Eastlake, Queen Anne
NRHP Reference # 73000052 [1]
Added to NRHP May 22, 1973

The Kay Street–Catherine Street–Old Beach Road Historic District is a historic district in Newport, Rhode Island. The area is located north of Newport's well-known Bellevue Avenue, and encompasses an area that was developed residentially between about 1830 and 1890, for the most part before the Gilded Age mansions were built further south. The district is bounded on the south by Memorial Boulevard, on the east by Easton's Pond, on the west by Bellevue Avenue and Kay and Bull Streets, and on the north by Broadway, Rhode Island Avenue, Prairie Avenue, and Champlin Street.[2] The district was added to the National Register of Historic Places on May 22, 1973.[1]

Notable properties that are included in this district are the Touro Synagogue, a National Historic Site, the Redwood Library and Athenaeum and the John Griswold House, both National Historic Landmarks, and the Newport Tower.[2] The district also overlaps a portion of the Newport Historic District, a National Historic Landmark District.

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2007-01-23). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ a b "NRHP nomination for Kay Street–Catherine Street–Old Beach Road Historic District" (PDF). Rhode Island Preservation. Retrieved 2014-11-05.