Newport on the Levee is Back After Millions in Renovations, Let's Take a Tour

After two years of renovation plans and reconstruction, Newport on the Levee kicked off Memorial Day Weekend with their grand opening. Twenty-five new businesses have been added to the gallery building, along with the outside part of the Levee. Here's a look a few of the additions and renovations that were made:
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The Gallery building at Newport on the Levee used to be covered in red brick on the outside, but now has been renovated to feature all glass on the front, offering plenty of natural light inside the building. The 380,000-square-foot building is home to a few of the new retail shops and restaurants.
Mary LeBus
The Gallery building at Newport on the Levee used to be covered in red brick on the outside, but now has been renovated to feature all glass on the front, offering plenty of natural light inside the building. The 380,000-square-foot building is home to a few of the new retail shops and restaurants.
Since 2001, Newport on the Levee has been serving the people of the Greater Cincinnati area in more ways than one. With live music in the summer, a variety of shopping, food and drink options, and a picturesque view of Cincinnati, there's plenty to do at the Levee.
Mary LeBus
Since 2001, Newport on the Levee has been serving the people of the Greater Cincinnati area in more ways than one. With live music in the summer, a variety of shopping, food and drink options, and a picturesque view of Cincinnati, there's plenty to do at the Levee.
The redevelopment of Newport on the Levee began in June 2019, and the construction crew was able to create a safe outdoor environment for families and kids. With multiple green spaces for parents and children to play games, eat Cold Stone ice cream, or sit and relax after a long day at the aquarium, the new add-ons to the Levee can take the stress off of one’s shoulders in the midst of a pandemic.
Mary LeBus
The redevelopment of Newport on the Levee began in June 2019, and the construction crew was able to create a safe outdoor environment for families and kids. With multiple green spaces for parents and children to play games, eat Cold Stone ice cream, or sit and relax after a long day at the aquarium, the new add-ons to the Levee can take the stress off of one’s shoulders in the midst of a pandemic.
Family and friends gather around at Newport on the Levee for their grand opening. Visitors are able to walk around and explore the new retail shops such as Native, Artifact and Celestial Scents Candles, or eat and drink at the Bridgeview Box Park.
Mary LeBus
Family and friends gather around at Newport on the Levee for their grand opening. Visitors are able to walk around and explore the new retail shops such as Native, Artifact and Celestial Scents Candles, or eat and drink at the Bridgeview Box Park.
Around the newly constructed Newport on the Levee’s “mixed-use” destination, there are many lawn chairs lined up for various ages and sizes. Parents are able to keep an eye out on their kids while relaxing in one of the many seating arrangements on the lawn.
Mary LeBus
Around the newly constructed Newport on the Levee’s “mixed-use” destination, there are many lawn chairs lined up for various ages and sizes. Parents are able to keep an eye out on their kids while relaxing in one of the many seating arrangements on the lawn.
One of the new restaurants found at Newport on the Levee is Crepe Guys. They offer about 40 different crepes — savory and sweet — and nitro cold brew.
Mary LeBus
One of the new restaurants found at Newport on the Levee is Crepe Guys. They offer about 40 different crepes — savory and sweet — and nitro cold brew.
North American Properties bought Newport on the Levee in 2018 and has overseen the current renovations.
Mary LeBus
North American Properties bought Newport on the Levee in 2018 and has overseen the current renovations.
Since 2012, Lexington-based West Sixth Brewing has been making craft beer. Find its beers at Newport on the Levee’s newly constructed “mixed-use” destination and enjoy a beer on tap or a canned IPA.
Mary LeBus
Since 2012, Lexington-based West Sixth Brewing has been making craft beer. Find its beers at Newport on the Levee’s newly constructed “mixed-use” destination and enjoy a beer on tap or a canned IPA.
After initially opening with their West Sixth IPA, West Sixth Brewing now serves around 30 different types of canned beers today. Head up to the West Sixth bar at Newport on the Levee, order yourself a drink and wander around the Box Park while sipping your cerveza.
Mary LeBus
After initially opening with their West Sixth IPA, West Sixth Brewing now serves around 30 different types of canned beers today. Head up to the West Sixth bar at Newport on the Levee, order yourself a drink and wander around the Box Park while sipping your cerveza.
If coffee or beer aren’t quite your drink of choice, walk across the lawn and head toward the Blackmarket Saloon for a spiked lemonade. With 15 puree options and six different liquors, you’re able to customize your lemonade. They also serve margaritas, moonshine and Dixieland Iced Tea.
Mary LeBus
If coffee or beer aren’t quite your drink of choice, walk across the lawn and head toward the Blackmarket Saloon for a spiked lemonade. With 15 puree options and six different liquors, you’re able to customize your lemonade. They also serve margaritas, moonshine and Dixieland Iced Tea.