Newport Steam Factory

449 Thames St., Newport, Rhode Island

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Newport Steam Factory

1. EXTERIOR OF STONE BUILDING FROM THE NORTHWEST

Photo from the Historic American Buildings Survey

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Description 

The Newport Steam Factory is an important surviving example of the nineteenth century industrial development of the Newport waterfront, as well as an interesting large example of early mill construction dating from, 1831. With its green, Jamestown granite walls, it is an imposing and handsome piece of architecture in its setting.The building was restored in 2008 and is now part of the International Yacht Restoration School's Newport campus. -- Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS RI-324)

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on January 20, 1972
Reference number
72000030
Areas of significance
Industry; Commerce; Architecture
Level of significance
State
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic function
Manufacturing facility
Current function
Manufacturing facility
Period of significance
1825-1849
Significant year
1831

Update Log 

  • April 18, 2017: New Street View added by Michael Miller
  • April 5, 2015: New Street View added by Marc Belanger

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