Breakers visitor center opponents offer $200K for alternate plan

WELCOME SIGHT: A rendering of the proposed welcome center at The Breakers emulates the garden pavilions of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. / COURTESY PRESERVATION SOCIETY OF NEWPORT COUNTY
WELCOME SIGHT: A rendering of the proposed welcome center at The Breakers emulates the garden pavilions of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. / COURTESY PRESERVATION SOCIETY OF NEWPORT COUNTY
NEWPORT – A founding member of a Newport-based community group that opposes plans for a visitor center at The Breakers has offered a $200,000 grant if The Preservation Society of Newport County drops the plan in favor of a grounds restoration. The latest offering, the challenge grant, is an attempt by Friends of Newport Preservation…

Want More?

Subscribe or register with Providence Business News to keep reading.

REGISTER
for 2 more stories

Subscribe now for $1 for 4 weeks
Already a Subscriber? Login now

Purchase NowWant to share this story? Click Here to purchase a link that allows anyone to read it on any device whether or not they are a subscriber.

- Advertisement -