Lecture: Lost Providence
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Rosecliff, 548 Bellevue Avenue, Newport
David Brussat, journalist and author
David Brussat has been writing about architecture in Rhode Island and around the world for more than a quarter of a century. His just-published book, Lost Providence, is about the dynamic history of architectural change and urban planning in the city of Providence. Mr. Brusset is the former architectural columnist for the Providence Journal and his blog, Architecture Here and There, features daily posts advocating principles of design, urban planning, and traditional architecture.
Brussat won an Arthur Ross award for his writing from the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art in 2002 and has served on the board of its New England chapter since 2005. He is a fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts, in London. He was born in Chicago, grew up in the District of Columbia, moved to Providence in 1984, and lives with his wife, son and cat on the city's East Side.
A book signing will follow the lecture.
Admission is $10 for Preservation Society members, $15 for the general public. Advance registration is required.
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