The restoration and expansion of this Newport, Rhode Island, historic landmark (1750), the oldest lending library in continuous operation in America, was anything but typical. To achieve 18th-century standards, the sensitive restoration and expansion work required a vast range of centuries-old protocols and materials.
Photo Credits: Frank Giuliani
Shepley Bulfinch (Shepley Bulfinch Richardson and Abbott)
2008 Rhode Island Chapter of the Associated General Contractors of America, Inc. (RIAGC) Build Rhode Island Award
2007 Associated General Contractors Build New England Performance Award
2007 Doris Duke Historic Preservation Award