Award-Winning Preservation: Philanthropist Saves Newport's History

Posted on: February 25th, 2011 by National Trust for Historic Preservation 1 Comment

Each year, the National Trust for Historic Preservation celebrates the best of preservation by presenting National Preservation Awards to individuals and organizations whose contributions demonstrate excellence in historic preservation. This is the latest in a series of posts highlighting 2010′s winners.

Newport Restoration Foundation, Newport, Rhode Island
Award Type: Trustee Emeritus Award for Excellence in the Stewardship of Historic Sites

Founded in 1968 by philanthropist Doris Duke, the Newport Restoration Foundation has helped save the city’s colonial heritage, restoring 83 buildings and turning Newport into a world-class preservation showcase.

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  1. Timothy Nick Knight

    March 1, 2011

    Thank God for groups like these, or America would be a complete strip mall dump.