doris duke http://ripr.org en Newport Restoration Foundation Purchases Home Of Important Colonial Furniture Maker http://ripr.org/post/newport-restoration-foundation-purchases-home-important-colonial-furniture-maker <p>The Newport Restoration Foundation has added a new jewel to its crown of original colonial housing. And this isn’t just any home.&nbsp; Its owner was a man who made American furniture-making history.</p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 13:50:28 +0000 Flo Jonic 31413 at http://ripr.org Newport Restoration Foundation Purchases Home Of Important Colonial Furniture Maker In Newport, A Public Art Project Moves Past Protests http://ripr.org/post/newport-public-art-project-moves-past-protests <p>The newly redesigned Queen Anne Square officially opened to the public Friday in downtown Newport. The public park’s new look is thanks to well-known artist and architect Maya Lin. But the project faced plenty of protest.</p> Sat, 01 Jun 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 16167 at http://ripr.org In Newport, A Public Art Project Moves Past Protests Redesigned Queen Anne Square Opens in Newport http://ripr.org/post/redesigned-queen-anne-square-opens-newport <p>A newly redesigned Queen Anne Square opened to the public in downtown Newport today, with much fanfare. But the project&nbsp; nearly divided the city.</p> Fri, 31 May 2013 20:06:58 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 16159 at http://ripr.org Redesigned Queen Anne Square Opens in Newport