The International Tennis Hall of Fame is set in The Newport Casino, a National Historic Landmark that first opened in 1880 as a social club for Newport’s summer elite. Designed by McKim, Mead & White, a premier architectural firm of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, this was one of the firm’s…
Housed in the former Newport Casino (a grand, old shingle-style building that's a National Historic Landmark), it's home to exhibitions of historic memorabilia as well as several beautifully maintained tennis courts.
Newport is best known for the Cliff Walks and the mansions but another must see is the Tennis Hall of Fame. Newport has a rich tennis history as the original hosting site of the men's U.S. open. The courts are open for both club members and the general public. The Tennis Hall of Fame has hosted…
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“You will stroll through beautiful Frederick Law Olmstead gardens on your way there and see pictures, posters and documents that contain the wort of famous artists and illustrators.”
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