residential scenes


     St. Martin's Convent
Torn down in the name of progress, currently the site of a dead K-Mart.
Tour of Mount St. Martin's, 1976, is here.  (pdf) 


 Smith Flats, Newport

Colonial Flats, Newport, KY, 1910. (That's Monmouth coming downhill from the left, Third Street going to the right)

Virginia Flats, 3rd and Washington


Looking north at 7th & Linden, c. 1910

Corner of 3rd and Washington Avenue, Newport

Park Avenue, North, from 8th Street, Newport



Between 6th and 7th west side Newport, 1902

 Alhambra Flats, Newport 
The Alhambra was at 25 E 3rd Street
 in Newport.   There's an aquarium, and more,
at that location these days.
Leon Lippert at his home at
 658 Nelson Place
 Copyrighted image  used through the cooperation
 of the Art Leaf  Publishing Company

Grand Avenue,
circa 1980



Maple Avenue, Newport, April, 1913

Maple Avenue, Newport, c. 1910


"Complaints from residents of Monmouth, in Newport, to the City Commissioners relative to a number of monkeys being at large on that thoroughfare, has been turned over to the Newport police, and they are investigating.  It is said that three of four large monkeys are being trained for show purposes by a showman on Orchard St., and that he allows them their freedom.  It is said the monkeys climb about the houses, and, appearing suddenly at windows, have caused women hysteria."  Kentucky Post - August 6, 1913

Nelson Place, Newport

Faber Home, Newport

Fifth Avenue and Park, Newport



Park Avenue, Newport, 1912

A 1976 tour of the General James Taylor mansion, Bellevue, is here. (pdf)
(It's not in Bellevue; it's name is Bellevue.)

"July 23, 1862 - Several 'secesh' houses in Newport searched, and the following rebel music found and seized:  'John Morgan's Schottische,' Jeff. Davis March,' 'Beauregard's March,' 'Bonnie Blue Flag,' 'Southern Marseillaise," and 'Maryland My Maryland.'" - From Collins' History of Kentucky

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