Rhode Island, officially the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, Rhode Island, is the smallest US state and state with the longest official name. It is part of the New England region of the northeast of the United States. It is the first federal state in North America to declare independence from Britain and, at the same time, the last of the “top 13 American colonies” that ratified the United States Constitution.
Interesting places on Rhode Island
Breakers – is a Vanderbilt villa on location, Newport, Rhode Island. The building became a landmark in 1994 and contributed to the history of Bellevue Avenue. It is owned by the Conservation Society at Newport and is open to visitors throughout the year. The villa was built as the summer residence of Newport Cornelius Vanderbilt II, a member of the Vanderbilt family, in style based on the Italian Renaissance. Designed by renowned architect Richard Morris Hunt, interior decoration is designed by Jules Allard and Sons and Ogden Codman. The building of 70 rooms spreads on an area of 11,644.4 built between 1893 and 1895. Entrance to the Avenue of Avenia is marked with a magnificent iron gate that is 9 m high. The limestone enclosure and the fence that encloses the position is 3 m high and extends from all sides except the side facing the ocean.
Marble House – is a theater in Newport on Rhode Island. Designed as a summer house for Alva and William Kissam Vanderbilt by the famous architect of that time, Richard Morris Hunt, it was one of the most attractive looks for an American house when it was completed in 1892. Her frontal look, resembling the White House. It is now open to the public as a museum run by the Society for the Protection of Newport County.
Ocean Drive – It consists of houses that are built on large plots that look at the many beaches and oceans. It was the favorite place where the rich went on a trip and summer villa on the nearby Bellevue Avenue in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The Ocean Drive area was once an agricultural area, away from the city center during the colonial era. The expansion of city development along the Bellevue Avenue as a wealthy summer man, built in ever larger and larger castles, ultimately made it possible for Ocean Drive to be developed. However, fewer houses were built because of the more expensive plots that remained. In this area, it maintains a distinctive appearance that once had the look.