Bellevue Avenue Historic District

Also known as: Ochre Point/Cliffs Historic District
Roughly bounded Atlantic Ocean, Easton Bay, Coggeshall Ave.,Spring St., and Memorial Blvd., Newport, Rhode Island


Street Views 


An assemblage of American architecture distinguished by the variety of styles and famous architectural firms represented, the district includes Gothic Revival villas, Stick- and Shingle-style buildings, and great summer palaces of the late 19th century. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, May 11, 1976

National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 8, 1972
Reference number
Architectural styles
Victorian; Mixed architectural types
Areas of significance
Landscape Architecture; Commerce; Architecture; Social History
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic functions
Single dwelling; Civic; Specialty store; Sport facility
Current functions
Museum; Single dwelling; Sport facility; Specialty store
Periods of significance
1950-1974; 1900-1924; 1875-1899; 1850-1874; 1925-1949
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 63
Contributing sites: 1
Non-contributing buildings: 6

Update Log 

  • April 18, 2017: New Street View added by Michael Miller