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Elms, The

Newport, Rhode Island
County of Newport.
Bellevue Avenue
National Register Number: 71000021
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Domestic - single dwelling.
Congressional District: RI-1 Certified Local Government: YES
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Web Site: www.newportmansions.org/html/elms.html.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - June 19, 1996):
"The Elms," the Edward J. Berwind estate, is significant for its architectural and landscape design of the Classical Revival Style in the period from 1900 through the 1920s. In addition, Edward J. Berwind was a leading figure in the American coal industry, and Horace Trumbauer was one of the outstanding architects of the era.


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