The Waves was built in 1927 as the summer residence and studio of renowned classical architect John Russell Pope and his wife Sadie Jones Pope. The use of local materials at the sympathetic natural site set a standard for estate building in the 1920s ands 30s and would become the setting for casual and innovative entertaining.
This is the second lecture in the three-part series "Newport Summers During the Interwar Years." Click Here for more information on the series.
A wine and cheese reception will be held before each lecture at 5:30 pm. Tickets are $25 per lecture or $60 for the series. Click Here to purchase tickets, or call 401.847.0295, ext. 115, for more information.