Newport, Kentucky is a city rooted in a rich history and colorful past, but it isn’t sitting still. Today, a seamless mix of new and old creates a uniquely vibrant character that is truly unmatched in the region.

This small town river city of over 15,000 residents is home to a number of big city amenities that are a result of decades of redevelopment. Beginning in the early 2000s, Newport’s riverfront became the envy of the region with the grand opening of the Newport on the Levee lifestyle center. The Levee has proven to be a catalytic project with a regional draw, attracting more than 3.5 million guests each year. Riverfront development continued throughout the 2000s to include luxury projects such as SouthShore Condominiums, Vue 180 on the Water and New Riff Distillery that have brought additional entertainment choices and living options to the banks of the Ohio River.

As a result of the development that occurred in the 2000s, another tide of development is flooding through the City of Newport, which include the projects like:

While these large-scale developments have certainly contributed to Newport’s successful transformation into an entertainment destination, the revitalization of the city’s historic neighborhoods have made Newport a popular place to call home. Beginning in the Historic East Row in the 1990s and continuing into the Westside neighborhood today, a significant effort by both public and private entities has been made to revitalize the city’s dense urban neighborhoods.

Witness Newport’s revival yourself on the Fall 2017 Beyond the Curb urban living tour, which will feature a sampling of the diverse projects that are reviving this River City.

 Beyond the Curb |NEWPORT, Kentucky

FALL 2017

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306 Park Avenue

Not all of Mansion Hill is Italianate style! This two bedroom, two bath bungalow was built in 1923 on an infill lot surrounded by a mature neighborhood.  The property was purchased and completely remodeled in 2013 by Mansion Hill Properties. Step inside, and you will notice elegant combinations of the original character and modern finishes. The … Continue reading 306 Park Avenue


Featured in the Cincinnati Enquirer’s “Cool Homes”  in 2014, take in this thoughtfully renovated Italianate townhouse originally built in 1883. This three bedroom, two bath home was completely restored by the owner of Mansion Hill Properties between 2008 and 2010, transforming the property from a three unit apartment building back to a personal residence. The … Continue reading 404 EAST FOURTH STREET


Rick Sims is one of the most recognizable names in East Row real estate because of his reputation as an upscale remodeler responsible for changing the face of the East Row neighborhood. Today, Rick is letting you into his next project! This spacious home at 823 Overton will be completely remodeled from top to bottom … Continue reading 823 OVERTON STREET


A short distance away from Newport’s historic Monmouth Street Corridor, 908 Columbia is tucked away in Newport’s up-and-coming Westside neighborhood. Many call this area the next East Row neighborhood because of its historic building stock and significant redevelopment effort currently underway. The building located at 908 Columbia is one of the projects leading that effort. … Continue reading 908 COLUMBIA STREET


This building was renovated in 2007 into 8 market-rate, one-bedroom, loft-style units with ground floor commercial space. The four-story historic building boasts modern interiors complete with upscale appliances, lofty ceilings, and plenty of exposed brick. This building’s major renovation later led to other notable projects in the immediate area including Carabello Coffee, Packhouse Meats and WieFit.   . ORLEANS DEVELOPMENT 913 … Continue reading 913 MONMOUTH STREET


We are letting Beyond the Curb guests in on one of Newport’s best-kept secrets! Hamlet Street is tucked at the south end of the East Row Historic District, between Overton and Washington Streets. This block features a tree lined street full of Victorian cottages, most of which have been completely remodeled over the past five … Continue reading 934 HAMLET STREET


Get a sneak peak of a project currently under construction by visiting 1115 Isabella Street. This two-story building will become a newly renovated single-family home that will set the standard for the area. Neighborhood Foundations, the developer of dozens of new homes and high quality renovations in Newport, is the group behind this soon to … Continue reading 1115 ISABELLA STREET


 (Registration Area) This beautiful historic Andrew Carnegie Library was built in 1898 and used as a public library for 100 years before closing in 1998. The building underwent a major renovation in 2007 under the direction of owner David Hosea and was rededicated to the community as an event center. The Carnegie hosts many events … Continue reading CARNEGIE EVENT CENTER


Named after Newport’s iconic main street, Monmouth Row offers the perfect blend of small town and big city living. The apartment community consists of 101 one-and-two bedroom flats within three, brick, rowhouse-style buildings. The community is complete with an abundance of amenities both on and off the property. Aside from the property’s modern features and upscale finishes, its proximity … Continue reading MONMOUTH ROW


This featured property will provide you with an exclusive first-time viewing of its major renovation, which is set to be completed by September 20th.  Anchoring the Southbank’s entrance onto the Taylor-Southgate Bridge, The New York Lofts building is right in the middle of all the action from the Cincinnati Reds and Downtown Cincinnati to Newport … Continue reading NEW YORK LOFTS


Welcome to SouthShore! Newport’s first skyscraper is sure to not disappoint with its soaring 240 feet of dramatic views of the Big Mac Bridge, Ohio River and downtown Cincinnati. SouthShore is home to 61 luxury condominium units, ranging in size and price with state-of-the-art amenities and urban conveniences that are truly unmatched in the region. … Continue reading SOUTHSHORE CONDOMINIUMS


Formerly Our Lady of Providence Academy, The Hannaford has been transformed from an all girls school into 60 modern condominiums. The building was originally designed by Samuel Hannaford, who is well known for his design of Music Hall and Cincinnati City Hall. The featured unit is a two story, two-bedroom unit located between two levels … Continue reading THE HANNAFORD


Vue 180 on the Water debuted in 2013 to much acclaim and excitement as the newest addition to Northern Kentucky’s thriving riverfront. The building is complete with 93 one-and-two-bedroom market rate apartment units and amenities both inside the building and out. Similar to the neighboring SouthShore, Vue 180 offers stunning riverfront and skyline views from … Continue reading VUE 180 ON THE WATER