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Boasting stunning panoramic views of the Washington skyline via its 13-foot floor-to-ceiling windows and outdoor terrace, 12 Stories is hospitality industry leader Gerber Group’s first D.C. property and is located atop The Wharf’s luxurious InterContinental Hotel. 


12 Stories

12 Stories is located on the top of The InterContinental Hotel in Washington, D.C.’s new billion-dollar residential and retail development, The Wharf. Designed by SLDesign, the new penthouse bar is a sexy, modern addition to The Wharf landscape, boasting a nearly 360-degree view of The Potomac and the Washington skyline. 12 Stories features modern artwork by Paige Smith, industrial-chic design touches like concrete flooring, wired pendulum lighting, velvet, marble, leather and wood furniture and an expansive 26-foot NanaWall, opening up onto an outdoor terrace.  In addition to a stylish night out, Washingtonians can enjoy private and semi-private events in the beautifully appointed 3,500-square-foot space, which seats 170 guests and is configured into three distinct zones with unique vantage points of The Wharf and beyond. The bar’s large 13-foot floor-to-ceiling windows offer unparalleled sightlines of the Jefferson, Lincoln and Air Force Memorials, as well as the pinnacle of the Washington Monument and Hains Point. These sweeping views of the nation’s capital provide a one-of-a-kind perspective seen nowhere else in the city. The bar’s thoughtfully curated cocktail menu includes new spins on the classics and an impressive selection of innovative house cocktails. Complementing the drinks menu, which also includes several non-alcohol options, is a selection of elevated bar food featuring a variety of bites and small plates.

Gerber Group

Hospitality industry leader, Gerber Group, is the owner-operator of 15 innovative cocktail bars and restaurants in New York, Washington D.C., Atlanta and Santiago, Chile. Setting out to provide an innovative nightlife experience, Gerber Group opened its first property, The Whiskey at the Paramount Hotel, in 1991. Today, Gerber Group continues to re-define the hospitality industry with innovative dining concepts and bars featuring renowned beverage programs accompanied by exceptional culinary talents.

The extraordinary success of Gerber Group’s brands has established the company as a pre-eminent tastemaker, with a unique ability to create classically timeless bars with a sophisticated allure, as well as destination-worthy restaurants. Its properties have become a top choice of hoteliers who look to the company not only for increased food and beverage revenue, but also for increased occupancy rates. 

Its complete portfolio of properties includes: Mr. Purple, The Campbell, Irvington, Kingside, The Roof, Taco Electrico, The Sunken Lounge, Connie and The Pool Bar in New York, N.Y.; 12 Stories, in Washington, D.C. and Whiskey Blue, in Atlanta, Ga. International properties include Whiskey Blue, W Lounge and Red2One in Santiago, Chile. 

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