The city of Newport is known for many things, among them, its thriving tourist industry, and its dedication to historic preservation.
The renovation of the historic Opera House Theater is a meeting of both these worlds.
While the project started strong in the early 2000’s, the economic downturn saw funding for the project drying up.
Now thanks to a recent grant, the Opera House is gearing up to finally see the project completed.
For this month’s Rhode Island Artscape, looking at this lengthy renovation as it gets its second wind.