A Newport park redesigned by renowned architect Maya Lin has opened to the public. The Meeting Room installation at Queen Anne Square was dedicated Friday. The redesign is a project of the Newport Restoration Foundation to honor the late preservationist Doris Duke and highlight the importance of historic preservation. It was privately funded and is a gift to the city. Governor Lincoln Chafee attended and called the park a ‘‘nexus of art and heritage.’’ Lin, who is best known for designing the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., said she drew upon historical sources for the design.
Park redesigned by Maya Lin opens
| Associated Press June 01, 2013
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