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Historic District Commission
All elevation projects require Commission review and subsequent approval.
Streetscape and Context Considerations Guidelines:
Broadly, submittals must include careful consideration of the following:
For more information about Newport's Historic Preservation efforts, please contact Helen Johnson, Historic Preservation Planner at (401) 845-5415.
‘We Cannot Save Everything’: A Historic Neighborhood Confronts Rising Seas
The Effects of Sea Level Rise on Historic Districts and the Need for Adaptation
Preserving Newport’s Architectural History in the Face of Sea Level Rise | Puddingstone Post
RISD Grad Students Predict Historic Impact of Sea-Level Rise — ecoRI News
Climate Change in Newport – History Above Water
Climate Change - Preservation Leadership Forum - A Program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation
Preserving Historical Buildings in Advance of Sea Level Rise | WCAI -
Report Proposes New Infrastructure to Combat Sea-Level Rise in Boston | Architect Magazine | Design, Construction, Planning, Stormwater Management, Urban Design -
Harvard Design Magazine: Design for Rising Sea Levels
Balancing Historic Preservation with Adaptation for Sea Level Rise - South Beach -
Newport Restoration Foundation (NRF) – History Above Water website:
FEMA – Residential Coastal Construction
43 Broadway, Newport, RI 02840
Phone: (401) 845-5300 (M-F 8:30 am - 4:30 pm)
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