Saccoccio & Associates

Colony House

Newport, Rhode Island

  • Historical Preservation Merit Award, AIA Rhode Island

Newport’s Colony House, built ca 1738, is the fourth oldest state house still standing in the United States and a National Historic Landmark. The Newport Historical Society is the steward for the Colony House, overseeing its maintenance and use as a museum and venue for select small events. Saccoccio & Associates was retained to evaluate the condition of this historically significant property, make recommendations for restoration and produce the necessary construction documents for interior and exterior rehabilitation. The on-going restoration project is now if Phase 5.

Phase 1 new fire alarm and MEP upgrades

Phase 2 interior first floor restoration

Phase 3 windows and exterior doors restoration

Phase 4 interior second floor restoration, brownstone and belltower restoration 

Phase 5 exterior envelope, masonry restoration and interior electrical lighting rehabilitation