Grand Slam Tennis… Where It All Began

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The International Tennis Hall of Fame and Museum, designed by renowned architect Stanford White and built during the height of the “Gilded Age” in 1880, is located in Newport, R.I.

Published on July 20, 2012 with No Comments

By Linda McK. Stewart

“Purely perfect.” Such was the modest assess­ment of famed architect Stanford White as he surveyed his newly completed triumph, the Tennis Casino at Newport, R.I. The year was 1880, the height of the “Gilded Age.” Today that multi-gabled, green-trimmed shingle and latticework building at 194 Bellevue

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