Preview: The Newport Tower

by Shilpi Paul

Preview: The Newport Tower: Figure 1
Rendering of The Newport Tower. Courtesy of Lock 7 Development.

Lock 7 Development recently released new details regarding their project at 1120 Rhode Island Avenue NW (map), including an exterior rendering and the name for the project.

Named after a stone structure in Rhode Island that has been standing since the 1700’s, The Newport Tower will contain eight one-bedroom condos, priced starting from the $300,000’s. Three units will have private outdoor space and all residents will have access to a roof deck.

Preview: The Newport Tower: Figure 2
Interior shot of 1221 12th Street NW

Lock 7’s David Gorman told UrbanTurf that they have maintained a number of the original features at 1120 Rhode Island Avenue, including the fireplaces, heart of pine floors and stained glass windows. There are no interior renderings yet, but Gorman said the units will look similar to those at 1221 12th Street NW, another Lock 7 project.

The Newport Tower is in the demolition stage currently, but is expected to deliver in the next several months.

This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/the_newport_tower/4868


  1. Alyce Kirk, Dir. Bus. Dev. Lessard Design said at 9:42 pm on Friday January 6, 2012:
    Fabulous interior shot of 1221 12th St NW. The flooring and ceiling truly warms the space and makes it most inviting. I'd move in a heartbeat!
  1. anon said at 4:57 am on Saturday January 7, 2012:
    In these open style places it would be kinda nice if the developer would splurge (and of course add it to the price!) to get the fridge and dishwasher in a style that would allow them to get wood panels and make them disappear - look like cabinets. Would be a cleaner look. I'd take it - but the wood panels would be nice.....
  1. Schneider said at 9:01 pm on Sunday January 8, 2012:
    I totally agree with "anon". Having european cabinetry inlay over the appliances would make the kitchens a true work of art in an already beautifully laid out space. Yet again, the age old "bottom line" probably does not allow for such an option. But beautiful home!

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