Newport Casino, Newport RI

Newport Casino from Bellevue Avenue

Newport Casino from Bellevue Avenue

The casino was built between 1879 -1881 as a social center for Newport.  Back in the day entrance to the casino was gained both by membership and by purchase of a daily pass.

Casino from interior courtyard

Casino and interior courtyard from promenade

The casino is actually a complex of buildings and open spaces.

Casino and promenade from Theatre

Casino and promenade from Theatre

Today it is home to the National Tennis Hall of Fame, the National Tennis Club,

Theatre

Theatre

a Stanford White designed auditorium used by Salve Regina University,

Court Tennis Court

Court Tennis Court

and one of eight court tennis courts in the country.

Promenade Trellis

Promenade Trellis

The exterior spaces (Originally for archery, croquet, and lawn tennis) are as lovely as the interior spaces.

Newport Casino

Newport Casino

Click here to see more of my photos of Newport Casino.

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