In 2007, Newmans joined the National Park Service and Shawmut Design and Construction of Boston in the restoration of America’s oldest synagogue and national historic site designed by architect Peter Harrison in1763.

One hundred-fifty metal objects, from eighteenth century hardware to European chandeliers and silver rimonim needed to be rebuilt, have their surfaces stabilized and have missing parts replaced.

Touro Synagogue: Reinstallation of the central bronze chandelier.


We have published an extensive PDF of our work on Touro synagogue. Here are some of the pages:

Click here to view the full PDF detailing our work at Newport’s Touro Synagogue.