Demoed lot in front of new building at 7th and Massachusetts Ave, NW
Thanks to a reader a for sending a link to this interview on 94.7 Fresh FM:
“…they are getting ready to open another RPM Italian restaurant right here in Washington, D.C.
â€śItâ€™s under construction right now. Itâ€™s the old NPR building right in Downtown D.C. Youâ€™ll see that whole process [on the show].â€ť They hope to open the restaurant by 2015.”
The old NPR building was demoed in June 2013 and the office space has been leased to the Arnold & Porter law firm. NPRâ€™s new home is at 1111 North Capitol Street, NE in NoMa. I hadn’t realized there would be retail/restaurant space too. You can see RPM Italian’s menus here.
Side note: I still think keeping those old buildings looks cool at the other new building next door to where this one is coming: