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Monday, August 24, 2015

Newburyport Massachusettes Historic District




The Newburyport Historic District encompasses most of the historic downtown area of Newburyport Massachusetts. It is roughly bounded by the Merrimack River, Water Street, State Street and High Streets. Covering some 750 acres (300 ha) of land and more than 2,500 contributing buildings, it includes the most populous part of the city, and a panoply of architectural styles, dating from the 17th century to the early 20th century.




Newburyport has come to be known for its uncommonly rich stock of early American domestic architecture in First Period, Georgian, Federal, and Greek Revival styles. To a lesser degree, also found in Newburyport are fine examples of late 19th- and early 20th-century styles from Victorian and Shingle style (19th century) to Arts & Crafts, Tudor, Colonial Revival, and American Four-Square (20th century). This page provides an introduction to the styles most commonly found in Newburyport that draw people here from far-and-wide to visit and/or make their home.



The Market Square Historic District of Newburyport, Massachusettsencompasses an area of the city near the Merrimack River that was completely rebuilt after a major fire in 1811. Over the next twenty years the area was rebuilt under a building code requiring either brick construction or size limits on wood frame buildings. As a consequence the Market Square area has a remarkable concentration of Federal style brick buildings. 



Despite its former prosperity, in the 1950s and 1960s Newburyport's center fell into disrepair because of several factors, most notably strip malls taking away from local business and increased use of the automobile.

Consequently, by 1970 Newburyport's historic downtown section was scheduled to be razed prior to reconstruction with federal money. Ideas to rebuild the city's downtown were numerous, ranging from hotels and new stores to, ironically, a strip mall, with few buildings left for historical reasons. At the last moment, however, the city changed its mind and signed a federal grant that allowed it to keep most of its historic architecture. Renovation and restorations began during the early 1970s, and continued throughout most of the decade, initially along State Street, and culminating with creation of a pedestrian mall along Inn Street.


 Newburyport is often cited as an example by preservationists of how to maintain a city's architecture and heritage, while still having it remain functional and liveable.


The district was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1984 It includes a number of properties previously listed on the National Register, including the  US Custom House (now a museum), the main post office, and the National Historic Landmark Caleb Cushing House.

Today The Newburyport Preservation Trust exists to promote preservation education and advocacy. 

Friday, August 7, 2015

August New Royalty Rewards member on-line sign up special




What Is Royalty Rewards® and Why Should You Join?

Royalty Inn~ Gorham, NH
Woodwards Resort & Inn ~ Lincoln, NH




 Royalty Rewards® is a unique program that rewards you every time you visit.  For every dollar you spend, you earn points towards FREE Loyalty Certificates for use at the Essex Street Inn and/or any of our other participating properties; Royalty Inn, Woodward’s Resort and Suites and Yankee Landing Marina.
Sign up today and receive 75 points just for joining thru the month of July  then make a purchase at any of our participating properties, simply present your card and we will automatically track your purchases* and assign points to your membership. For every 350 points you accumulate, you will automatically receive a $75.00 loyalty certificate to redeem on your next visit. Most purchases earn 1 point for every dollar spent—some promotional purchases may earn more. Best of all, there is no limit!
It’s Free… Seriously. There is no charge or fee associated with the Royalty Rewards® Program. Sign up at www.essexstreetinn.com/royalty-rewards/royalty-rewards.htm
PLUS….Here Are Some Additional Program Benefits:
  • FREE Gifts On Your Birthday &  Other Special Occasions 
  • Exclusive ‘Member Only’ Specials & Announcements 

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Looking for the perfect wedding Venue?



Celebrate your Precious Moments at the beautiful Chailey Estate in Newburyport,MA

Create your dream wedding with family and friends along the Merrimack river, in North Shore Newburyport, on the grounds of the Historic Chailey Estate.
This venue offers privacy, plush nature, and blissful serenity. Plan your outdoor marriage ceremony at the romantic Gazebo and escape in time.  Here you will experience the love and joy surrounding you as your wedding vows are taken.



Then go to your reception and celebrate this magical moment with a view a the Merrimack and the Chailey Mansion in your background.  


 
A one of a kind location for your unforgettable memories. 
Chailey Property Inc.
1008 Amber Pack Ave
Bakersfield, California CA 93311

Contact
Tel.: +1 978 225 3522
email: Weddings@Chailey-Estate.com 

-The Chailey Estate is located in Newburyport, 9 Spring Lane, 01950 Newburyport, Mass.-

Monday, July 6, 2015

Preserve your summer 2015 memories with the Essex Street Inn and Dragonfly Photography

Save $50.00 off a photo shoot with a stay at the Essex Street Inn this summer!




Dragonfly Photography and the Essex Street Inn have paired up with an exclusive offer to Essex Street Inn Newsletter and Facebook subscribers only.

Preserve your memories as a family,couple, or individual this summer with a photo shoot with Dragonfly Photography and save $50 off your photo shoot when you also book at stay at the Essex Street Inn!

You don't have to do them both at the same time, but you do need to call the Essex Street Inn and Dragonfly Photography any time ...in July to make a reservation at the Essex Street Inn and book your photo shoot for anytime between July 1 and September 1.

Check out the beautiful work done by Rachael Kloss.
https://dragonflyshots.wordpress.com/

Don't forget to mention this offer when you call:
Essex Street Inn: 978 465-3148
Dragonfly Photography: 978 857-2088

Friday, July 3, 2015

July New Royalty Rewards member on-line sign up special



What Is Royalty Rewards® and Why Should You Join?

Royalty Inn~ Gorham, NH
Woodwards Resort & Inn ~ Lincoln, NH




 Royalty Rewards® is a unique program that rewards you every time you visit.  For every dollar you spend, you earn points towards FREE Loyalty Certificates for use at the Essex Street Inn and/or any of our other participating properties; Royalty Inn, Woodward’s Resort and Suites and Yankee Landing Marina.
Sign up today and receive 75 points just for joining thru the month of July  then make a purchase at any of our participating properties, simply present your card and we will automatically track your purchases* and assign points to your membership. For every 350 points you accumulate, you will automatically receive a $75.00 loyalty certificate to redeem on your next visit. Most purchases earn 1 point for every dollar spent—some promotional purchases may earn more. Best of all, there is no limit!
It’s Free… Seriously. There is no charge or fee associated with the Royalty Rewards® Program. Sign up at www.essexstreetinn.com/royalty-rewards/royalty-rewards.htm
PLUS….Here Are Some Additional Program Benefits:
  • FREE Gifts On Your Birthday &  Other Special Occasions 
  • Exclusive ‘Member Only’ Specials & Announcements 




*Purchase amount is total before taxes and after any other promotions or discounts

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Congratulations Mr.and Mrs. Maguire

Thank you to the Dotolo/Maguire wedding who choose the Essex Street Inn to host their wedding guest accommodations this past weekend.
 It was a great pleasure working with them for over a year!



"We just spent the weekend there for our wedding and had the most magical time! Our suite was absolutely gorgeous. Everything was clean and comfortable. The staff was more than helpful from day one, thank you especially to the manager Kathy! Walking distance to everywhere in town. That's what I loved about it, I didn't need to find a limo or transportation service for wedding ceremony on the waterfront, or to the reception at Michaels! All walking! We will be coming back for our anniversary for sure!"

Justine Dotolo-Maguire
6/27/2015

If you are planning a wedding or other special event in the Newburyport area.
 Contact Kathy  Ross~ Events and Business Administration Manager
(978) 465 3148
kathy@essexstreetinn.com


Thursday, June 25, 2015

Are you a Royalty Rewards Member Yet?



What Is Royalty Rewards® and Why Should You Join?

Royalty Inn~ Gorham, NH
Woodwards Resort & Inn ~ Lincoln, NH




 Royalty Rewards® is a unique program that rewards you every time you visit.  For every dollar you spend, you earn points towards FREE Loyalty Certificates for use at the Essex Street Inn and/or any of our other participating properties; Royalty Inn, Woodward’s Resort and Suites and Yankee Landing Marina.
Sign up today and receive 50 points just for joining  then make a purchase at any of our participating properties, simply present your card and we will automatically track your purchases* and assign points to your membership. For every 350 points you accumulate, you will automatically receive a $75.00 loyalty certificate to redeem on your next visit. Most purchases earn 1 point for every dollar spent—some promotional purchases may earn more. Best of all, there is no limit!
It’s Free… Seriously. There is no charge or fee associated with the Royalty Rewards® Program. Sign up at www.essexstreetinn.com/royalty-rewards/royalty-rewards.htm
PLUS….Here Are Some Additional Program Benefits:
  • FREE Gifts On Your Birthday &  Other Special Occasions 
  • Exclusive ‘Member Only’ Specials & Announcements 




*Purchase amount is total before taxes and after any other promotions or discounts