Preservation Magazine

As part of an innovative preservation program, a weaver helps maintain a Colonial house in Newport, Rhode Island.

Most people know Newport, Rhode Island, for its opulent mansions built in the late 1880s and early 1900s by families such as the Astors and Vanderbilts, whose fortunes subsidized their “cottages.” Millionaires’ Row attracts plenty of tourists—but if that’s all they see, visitors are missing another, equally important preservation story a few minutes away. See full story.