The famously beautiful Trocadero Room inside the El Cortez in downtown Reno is about to get some upgrades. A permit has been filed for tenant improvements at 239 West 2nd Street.
Could this be reopening as a lounge, recalling the old days when downtown Reno was about glamour and glitz?
In its heyday, the El Cortez was the place to be. The Trocadero offered up craps, 21 and roullette, and featured major performers such as Sophie Tucker, the Andrew Sisters, and Victor Borge.
You can see some great photos of the El Cortez and Trocadero Lounge here.
Here's the permit info:
REMODEL. T.I. INCLUDES NEW ENTRY AND EXIT DOORS, RESTROOM UPGRADES AND EXPANSION, REPLACEMENT OF FLOOR SINKS AND SEWER LINE. NEW EXTERIOR STAIRWAY AND LIGHTING