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Brick Market

Newport, Rhode Island
County of Newport.
Thames and Washington Square
National Register Number: 66000019
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Commerce/Trade - department store.
Congressional District: RI-1 Certified Local Government: YES
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Current use/information: Museum.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - October 9, 1960):
Opened to the public in 1772, this example of Colonial commercial architecture shows a new awareness of correct Classical design and sophistication in its application. Its formal, academic composition includes the Palladian motif of giant Classical orders above an arcaded ground floor.

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